Coffee Morning

Monday 23rd May - 9.30-11.30am

We have Sorcha from the Local Offer and Terri from SENDiass joining us at our coffee morning, please come along to speak to them and ask any questions you have as well as taking some time for a cuppa and some cake and chat with other parent carers.

Join us at Project 229, 227-229 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8DA. No need to book, just come along!

Everyone is welcome

Effective Communication in Meetings

Tuesday 24th May - 7-9pm

Parents are allowed to be emotional about their children but… the benefits of ensuring everyone involved in supporting a child has their dignity upheld is paramount.

 

Jannine from Neurodiversity Networks CIC and Louise from Define Fine will assist you to ensure your points are put forward in an authoritative and appropriate way. This will take in to account your emotions as a parent whilst making sure everyone is solution focused in the direction of your child.

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Worry Management Workshop

Tuesday 7th June - 11am-12pm

Queen's Park Neighbourhood Centre, Marlborough Road, MK40 4LE

We all worry from time to time, but sometimes our worrying can become a little out of control. This workshop is an introduction at how we can identify these worries and how we can manage them better using CBT techniques.

The in-person workshop covers:

Understanding anxiety and worry ​

Recognising worries​

Learning how to manage worry

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Carers Week Celebration Coffee Morning

Monday 13th June - 9.30-11.30am

We have invited carers in beds, BDCPS and Faces to join us to celebrate carers week and to let you know what services they have to offer supporting you as a parent carer including carers grants and wellbeing yoga. come along and join us, we will have cupcakes and cream teas available for all! We want to take this opportunity to celebrate you as a carer so come and take some time out for yourself...

Join us at Project 229, 227-229 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8DA. No need to book, just come along!

Everyone is welcome

Continence Team Get Together

Thursday 16th June - 10am

Do you have concerns about your child, are they struggling with incontinence? Do you need some support?

 

Please come and join us online to speak to the continence team and ask any questions you have.

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Get Together with Councillor Valentine

Monday 20th June - 9.30-11.30am

Cllr Valentine, portfolio holder of Children's Services, is coming to hear from our SEND community and meet Parent Carers. We need you to come and let him know your 'lived' experiences as a parent carer. You can stay for a cuppa and some cake to have a chat with other parent carers.

This is being held at Project 229, Bedford Road, Kempston, MK42 8DA. Parking is outside but is restricted to 1 hour or you can park at the Saxon Centre.  No booking required, just turn up.

Coffee Morning

Monday 4th July - 9.30-11.30am

This is being held at Project 229, Bedford Road, Kempston, MK42 8DA. Parking is outside but is restricted to 1 hour or you can park at the Saxon Centre.  No booking required, everyone is welcome.

Coffee Morning - Summer of SEND 

Monday 18th July - 9.30-11.30am

Chris Morris, SEND Programme Manager, and Sorcha O'Loughlin, Local Offer Officer, will be joining us to let you know what activities are being held over the Summer Holidays for your children with SEND and for you as a family.  Come and join us for a cuppa and some cake and see what's available.

This is being held at Project 229, Bedford Road, Kempston, MK42 8DA. Parking is outside but is restricted to 1 hour or you can park at the Saxon Centre.  No booking required, everyone is welcome.