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  • Transcultural Counselling

    Transcultural Counselling

    Emosi is Sheffield’s only purpose built Transcultural Therapy Centre for children aged 2-12 years, aimed at giving children with emotional and behavioural challenges the very best start in life. Emosi, which means ‘emotion’ in a number of different languages, is a safe place where children are supported as they transition through developmental stages at their own pace in a child-led environment.

  • Disabled Mums Call For Right To Family Support

    Disabled Mums Call For Right To Family Support

    The Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign is calling on councils to implement the support disabled mothers are entitled to under legislation, following a breakthrough ruling that Ealing Council had breached its legal duties under the Care Act, which include “having regard to the needs of the family” of the disabled adult whose care needs they are supposed to meet.

  • Chilypep Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners

    Chilypep Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners

    Some staff at Chilypep , a youth empowerment charity based in Sheffield ,are training to be CWPs and are now open to referrals for children and young people in Sheffield and Barnsley who may be experiencing low level anxiety or low mood.Chilypep have produced an information Letter for Children and Young People explaining the offer of 6-10 sessions of low intensity CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

  • Mencap and Gateway Children's Groups

    Mencap and Gateway Children's Groups

    Sheffield Mencap and Gateway have a range of new extra-curricular projects for children aged 6 – 16 with learning difficulties/disabilities or autism. There is something for everyone – from drama to fitness to technology.Sessions are best suited to children who can remain in one room for 45 minutes at a time and cost £3 per session.

  • Neurodevelopmental Services Workshop

    Neurodevelopmental Services Workshop

    Are you are you a parent/carer of a child or young person with autism or other neurodevelopment needs such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)? If so you may be interested in a workshop taking place on Tuesday 23rd March designed to focus on improving neurodevelopmental services in the Sheffield area.

  • Inclusive Summer Festival Fun

    Inclusive Summer Festival Fun

    Sheffield CU – with the initials standing for Children’s University – is part of a national initiative that encourages and celebrates participation in a wide range of inspiring learning opportunities outside school hours.Their Festival Of Fun consists of more than 75 free activities for children, young people and families, all of which are suitable for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) with adult support.

  • ACCT Relaunch 'ACCTing Out'

    ACCT Relaunch 'ACCTing Out'

    Asperger’s Children & Carers Together (ACCT) have relaunched their fortnightly Young Adults Group ‘ACCTing Out’for over 18s. The group aims to provide support and social opportunities, as well as develop life, social and communication skills. Upcoming events are announced for February and March.

  • Report Condemns Detention of Young People In Mental Health Facilities

    Report Condemns Detention of Young People In Mental Health Facilities

    The British Parliament’s Joint Committee On Human Rights findings condemn the “horrific reality” of conditions and treatment under which many young people with learning disabilities and autism are detained in mental health hospitals, “inflicting terrible suffering on those detained and causing anguish to their distraught families”.

  • NICE Rise In Standards Of Support

    NICE Rise In Standards Of Support

    The National Institute of Health and Social Care Excellence have published this month two quality standards related to the support of people with learning disabilities or a learning disability and autism. The standard on the care and support of people with learning disabilities growing older is a new Quality Standard.The standard on supporting children, young people and adults where there is behaviour that challenges has been updated from the original 2015 version.

  • Free Festival Of Fun For Youngsters

    More than 40 free activities are available as part of this year’s Children’s University Festival, taking place in venues across the city over the summer. Some activities are specifically designed for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), which are delivered by specially-trained staff.

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