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BBC news reports Richmond Upon Thames is worst in UK for EHCP transfers. Come to our 23 Jan seminar on EHCPs

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Our latest #ADHD newsletter (14 Jan) is now out incl. #behaviour workshop; 1:1 clinics

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18 January: AfC invite ADHD parents (in Richmond and Kingston only) to attend these free Workshops. Book your place now to avoid disappointment. Here’s the Workshop application form

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Jan 23 TALK Tuesday - daytime

23 Jan: ADHD Richmond seminar on EHCPs. Come and learn all there is to know about the Educational Health & Care Plan. From creating one to understanding your legal rights once you have one in place. Book via email: communications@adhdrichmond.org

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appg_black_background31552632_large24 Jan: ADHD Richmond is proud to have a seat on the All-Party Parliamentary Group which launches on 24 Jan at Westminster Palace. Val Ivens (our non-exec partner) will take up this role and Alastair will be supporting her at the launch. This is a truly momentous step for ADHD in the UK. 2018 is set to be our year for recognition! We’ll share a Press Release from ADHD Action announcing which MPs and celebrities are involved next week

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Send Family Voices

25 Jan: If you can’t make it to our daytime talk on EHCPs our friends at Send Family Voices have a meeting from 7-9pm at York House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA   email:  events@sendfamilyvoices.org

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Me Too & Co

26 Jan: Did you know that MeToo&Co has a free legal advice service for SEN?  

If you are in need of free legal advice on SEN and educational matters, they can offer you a SEN Advocacy Clinic.  Appointments with Fiona Slomovic of Advocacy and Mediation Consultants take place most Fridays from 9.30am to 2.30pm.  Please book an appointment by contacting helen@advocacyandmediation.co.uk or by leaving a message on 07702 189889

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Send Family Voices29 Jan & other dates: Send Family Voices Community coffee mornings
Just go along, have some cake and talk.  They will listen and offer help where they can.   Whatever you talk about is confidential and will help them plan what else they could do to help our community.
Monday 29th January – 10am to 12noon
at Whitton Youth Zone, 1 Britannia Lane, TW2 7JX
Friday 9th February – 10am to 12noon
at Moor Lane Centre, Chessington, KT9 2AA
Monday 19th February – 10am to 12noon
at Searchlight Centre, New Malden, KT3 3RX
Tuesday 27th February – 10am to 12noon
at Castlenau Centre, Barnes, SW13 9AQ

 

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Jan 10 TALK - Wednesday evening.pub

7 Feb:  Meet the senior educational psychologist for Richmond and Kingston

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7 Feb:  Alastair Yates, Lead/Chair of ADHD Richmond will be speaking at the first Conference of ADHD West Sussex

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Triple P

Feb 17: Triple P Parenting course about teenagers with behavioural issues, anxieties, mood swings etc … This is NOT ADHD specific but could be very useful to you 

 

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Feb 20 TALK Tuesday - daytime

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SOS SEN 21 Feb, 21 March: ADHD Richmond recommends our friends –SOS SEN – free legally based advice for parents/carers of children & young people with ADHD & SEN. Open to ALL from 10.15 – 12.15

 

Post Diagnosis

22  Feb: if your child has recently had a diagnosis of ADHD confirmed then you need to attend this session. Booking early is advised: communications@adhdrichmond.org

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22 Feb: Our next FREE 5-week parenting course begins. This training is compulsory for all parents/carers of newly-diagnosed children

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Send Family Voices25 Feb: Magic, Fun & more
This is an afternoon of fun for all the family to come and enjoy themselves (party bags included) and, in return, talk to NHS South West London about the health services that affect them. Book here for this event held at DoubleTree Hilton,1 Skerne Road, Kingston, KT2 5FJ

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Family Matters

27 Feb: Our friends at RUILS invite you from 1000 – 1330 to Understanding and Managing Anxiety in Children with ADHD and ASD with Linda Campbell-Arthur

They’ll look at the specific nature of anxiety in these children and signs to watch out for. There will be some time to discuss individual examples and to give specific recommendations to parents.  It is being led by Linda Campbell-Arthur, MA (Clin), Family Matters Parent Support Worker. Linda trained as a Clinical Psychologist in South Africa and ran a private practice there for 12 years, specialising in anxiety and depression.  She has a son with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Panic Disorder, ADHD and learning difficulties. Contact: Sian Austin on 07376 277779

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Please note these clinics are for Richmond Borough families only

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Family Matters

27 March 1000 – 1330 Our friends at RUILS invite you to Special Needs & Puberty. Ready or Not, Here It Comes with Mark Brown of Special Help 4 Special Needs Identifying some of the characteristics of puberty that have a massive impact upon children/teenagers with special needs. Provide some understanding in relation to anger management as a teenagers. Look at practical approaches towards inappropriate sexualised behaviour. Contact: Sian Austin on 07376 277779 http://www.shsn.co.uk/index.htm

 

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