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Consultation on law relating to reviews of EHC plans

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  • Posted On: 16 June 2022
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
  • Number of views: 19
Consultation on law relating to reviews of EHC plans

The Department for Education has today launched a consultation on the actions that a local authority should have to take if it proposes to amend an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan following a review meeting. This is to alert everyone to the consultation and to ask for help to raise awareness of the consultation by alerting the networks etc.


Ten Minute Box - Free Trial

A NEW targeted multisensory phonics intervention

  • Posted On: 19 May 2022
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
  • Number of views: 36

The Ten Minute Box is a NEW targeted multisensory phonics intervention for teaching digraphs to all learners from Primary to Secondary school, working alongside any phonics scheme in use within schools.


FEAST - Autism Project

Food – Entertainment – Arts – Sport – Together

  • Posted On: 3 May 2022
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
  • Number of views: 41
FEAST - Autism Project

North Yorkshire Sport have been given funding to support children with autism to take part in FEAST activities. The fund is exclusively to provide additional support workers to allow 1-1 or more specific care to enable children with autism to benefit from participating in the activities alongside others, it also provides respite care for families. 


Are you caring for a dyslexic child? Take part in a survey about sleep!

Consider supporting a research project at University College London

  • Posted On: 4 April 2022
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
  • Number of views: 56
Are you caring for a dyslexic child? Take part in a survey about sleep!

In the name of children with dyslexia please consider supporting a research project at University College London. 

Research suggests that sleep helps learning and memory. However, recent research also suggests that sleep difficulties are very common in young children and even more so in children whose development is atypical. Very little is still known about the sleep behaviour of dyslexic children.

University College London explore this by asking caregivers of dyslexic children or children with suspected dyslexia to fill in an online questionnaire about the sleep behaviour and anxiety patterns of their children. 

At the end of the questionnaire there will be an option to volunteer to participate in a second, measured part of the study. Objective measures of sleep of children will be taken in two ways: by actigraphy, wearing a watch like device (supplied by UCL) for a week at night in home surroundings measuring the actual sleep pattern; and by taking saliva tests measuring the cortisol levels at several times during a 24-hour period.The results will be shared with all participants.

To participate please see attached leaflet.


POSCH - Parents & Carers of Special Children

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  • Posted On: 6 January 2022
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
  • Number of views: 136
POSCH - Parents & Carers of Special Children

POSCH welcomes parents, carers and grandparents of children with any additional needs with or without diagnosis. We believe in collective empowerment & partnerships to support, improve and inspire better outcomes for children and their families. 

All groups and events are listed on their Facebook page and website.


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