Category Archives: Parents

Transfer of the Childcare and Family Information Team Parent Blog Bulletin

With concerns over advertising pop-ups appearing on this blog, it will be closed shortly. Information for families will now appear in the Services for Young Children blog bulletin which is posted on or soon after the first working day of each month … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SfYC Service Changes

Hampshire County Council’s Services for Young Children is reviewing the service it provides following changes to government policy and reductions in funding.  We currently work to support childcare settings to develop high quality provision and ensure that young children achieve … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Parenting Support Course – For Parents Of Children With Additional Needs/disabilities 5-11 Years

Parenting has got to be one of the hardest jobs there is – and it’s tougher when you have a child with additional needs such as a disability or special educational need. Insiders’ Guide is a parent support course that … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

[SONUS] Family sign day, Southampton

Is your child deaf? Would your family like to learn to sign? If you are a hearing parent with a deaf child this course is for you. [sonus] are running a FREE workshop with age appropriate signs on 10th April … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SEND Local Offer

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES (SEND) LOCAL OFFER What is the Local Offer? From September 2014 every Local Authority will be required to publish information about services they expect to be available in their area for children and young people … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Employment in autism – University of Portsmouth survey

The University of Portsmouth is conducting a survey on employment in autism. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete. The data will be used as a basis for a research project aimed at maximising employment opportunities for people with autism. To take part … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Helping families to a healthy weight this January

A scheme to help families lead healthy happy lives is starting a new programme of events for five to 13 year olds across Hampshire from this January. The MEND programme (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition…Do It!) provides ten weeks of fun, interactive group … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment