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Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
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Registered Charity No. 1141060 * ICO Registration Z1810966

Week of SEND 2021

Bid Services Lincolnshire
Organisation Logo Presentation by - Jorja
Are a charity that work in partnership with children, young people, adults and their families and carers. They support people who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired or have a dual sensory loss.

Bid Services run activities throughout Lincolnshire called Chance to Meets for families with children with sensory impairments. These events given families an opportunity to meet, socialise and share experiences. Activities include sports events, bowling, music sessions and sensory activities at local parks and nature reserves and much more!

They also have a specialist care and support service to help children, young people and adults with a sensory loss to maintain their independence and improve their lives. They have a team of support workers trained in Deaf and Visual Awareness, BSL and Deafblind communication and sighted guide.
BID services also has as an employment coach for people with sensory impairment.

  Contact(s):- Jorja / Angela (employment coach)   Email:- support@bidlincs.org.uk   Tel:- 01522 848295   Mob:- 07702939170 & 07783809801   Web:- www.bidlincs.org.uk
Hummingbird Hypnotherapy
Organisation Logo Presentation by - Nicole
Nicole Woodcock is a Clinical Hypnotherapist and lecturer in her practice Hummingbird Hypnotherapy. Working with adults and children from the age of four.

With a background of working in a social care setting for 15 years Nicole now uses clinical hypnotherapy to work with children with additional needs and neuro diversity.

Offering a supportive and relaxed environment for positive therapy.

Teaching young people how their brain works and incorporating psychotherapy with trance relaxation.
Sessions available face to face and online via zoom.

Nicole runs LPCF's "Learning to see the light after Lockdown" sessions.
  Contact(s):- Nicole /   Web:- www.hummingbirdhypnotherapy.co.uk.
LCC Sensory Education and Support Team
Organisation Logo Presentation by - Emma
This service is delivered by teachers who have specialist qualification in the education of sensory impaired children and young people.

Experts include teaching assistants working with those with sensory impairment and an educational mobility officer for visually impaired children and young people.

The team is involved from an early stage soon after birth and through the learning journey to independent adulthood.

The team work alongside parents to support the development of their child, then with settings and schools to ensure the child or young person can access the full educational curriculum.

Individual support or advice is available to all children and young people with diagnosed sensory impairment.

Bespoke training is given to schools and settings with children and young people with sensory impairments
  Email:- sest@lincolnshire.gov.uk   Tel:- 01522 554211
LCC Young Carers Service
Organisation Logo Presentation by - Sally
The Lincolnshire Young Carers Service supports young carers up to the age of 19.

Young Carers may be helping and supporting a family member or friend due to disability, mental ill-health, illness or substance misuse.

A young carer may be providing support with:

  • Cooking, housework and shopping
  • Physical care, such as helping someone in and out of bed
  • Personal care, such as assistance with dressing, toileting and administering medication
  • Collecting prescriptions and arranging GP or hospital appointments
  • Looking after brothers or sisters
  • Helping with communication
  • Managing the family budget
  • Emotional support

  Contact(s):- Sally /   Email:- youngcarers@lincolnshire.gov.uk   Tel:- 01522 553275
Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Support Group (LDSSG)
Organisation Logo Presentation by - Emma
The Lincolnshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group (LDSSG) are a parent-led charity whose principle aim is to enhance the lives of people with Down’s Syndrome and their families in Lincolnshire.

Established in 1983 by a group of parents wishing to offer support and share experiences of parenting a child with Down’s Syndrome, they still hold this value at the heart of our group.

LDSSG love to welcome new members and regularly hold events where families can gather to offer each other support, advice and most importantly, friendship.

They currently support over 70 families throughout Lincolnshire and see ourselves as one big family joined by a common thread…they all love someone with Down’s Syndrome and value the joy they bring to their lives!
Rhubarb theatre
Organisation Logo Presentation by - Kirsty & Philip
Rhubarb Theatre create theatrical experiences for any age or ability.

They are very bespoke, and can run a variety of sessions including drama, music, movement and making for your group, interactive storytelling sessions and even online arts sessions.

Their performances (inside and out) are visual, full of music and perfect for families. They also do lots of wonderful walkabout which can add a sprinkle of joy to your outdoor events and festivals.

They are a charity based in Lincolnshire, created to bring arts and joy to anyone who will have them!

  Contact(s):- Kirsty & Philip Mead /   Email:-  info@rhubarbtheatre.co.uk   Tel:- 01400 275133   Web:- www.rhubarbtheatre.co.uk