Find out what other local organisations in our area are doing from local activities for kids and teenagers with ADHD through to local SEN panels and policy making, there’s plenty going on that you can get involved with.

Activities

We would like to inform you of the following activities being held by other organisations which may be of benefit to you or your child:

Achieving for Children (AfC)

The Achieving for Children Local Offer lists a range of events in Richmond and Kingston

Action Attainment –  Summer sports programme for 12 – 25 year olds  

Fun in the Sun is a summer programme for young people with social and communication needs aged 12-25. See here for more information.

Nutritious Minds Saturday 20 July – 11.30 am – 5.30 pm Workshop on nutrition

This is a 1-day transformative workshop focused on nutrition, brain-health, mental-wellness and fitness. It is being held at The Westbank Art Gallery, 3-5 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL. Nearest tube Ladbroke Grove. See here for information.

Osteopathy clinic

Don’t forget that Skylarks (formerly Me too & Co) Osteopathy Clinic takes place every Tuesday afternoon. This is a wonderful facility as osteopathy can benefit a variety of areas – anxiety, stress, sensory overload, digestion and gut issues, etc. The clinic is free but there is an optional donation of £6. If your child is coming for the first time you will need to book a double appointment.  To find out more and book a place for your child, link here

RUILS family support

RUILS is a local user-led charity which employs family support workers to run a service called Family Matters for families of children aged from one to 25 with a disability or additional needs. RUILS have a number of events on over the summer months, check them out at this link

Parent Panels in Richmond and Kingston

Richmond and Kingston Boroughs have established parent panels looking at the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in their respective boroughs.  The constituent groups represented are as follows:

  • ADHD and ADD
  • Specific learning difficulties
  • Moderate learning difficulties
  • Hearing impairment
  • Social, emotional and mental health conditions

We are have a number of our members that have joined these panels to put forward the views of those with ADHD.  From time to time there are vacancies and should you be interested, please email chair@adhdrichmond.org.