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12 Aug Positive Behaviour Support - Our Voice Videoconference for Parents

Book now for our Positive Behaviour Support webinar from 1 pm to 2.30 pm. on Thursday 12th August.

This free webinar looks at how parents and carers can use Positive Behaviour Support to help manage challenging behaviours at home during this exceptionally challenging time.

For full details see our flyer 

Book your place here

10 Aug Cuppa and Chat (evening session)

Our next evening 'Cuppa and Chat' session will be on Tuesday 10th August 8.30 - 9.30  pm 

These informal online sessions give parents and carers of children with Special Needs and Disabilities an opportunity to connect with others who may be facing similar challenges (including members of the Our Voice team), to share experiences and ask questions. 

The sessions are completely informal so don't worry if you need to arrive late, start early, or face regular interruptions from your children. 

No need to book - just join us on your computer, tablet or smartphone via Zoom here meeting ID 978 2085 6791 passcode Chat (or dial in -see details on flyer).

For full details see our leaflet here.

4 Aug Cuppa and Chat (morning session)

Our next morning 'Cuppa and Chat' session will be tomorrow Wednesday 4th August 10.30 - 11.30 am  

These informal online sessions give parents and carers of children with Special Needs and Disabilities an opportunity to connect with others who may be facing similar challenges (including members of the Our Voice team), to share experiences and ask questions. 

The sessions are completely informal so don't worry if you need to arrive late, start early, or face regular interruptions from your children. 

No need to book - just join us on your computer, tablet or smartphone via Zoom here meeting ID 978 2085 6791 passcode Chat (or dial in -see details on flyer).

For full details see our leaflet here.

16 Jul Anxiety and Mental Health support videoconference

This videoconference looks at how parents and carers can support children with anxiety and mental health issues. 

We will be joined by a team from the Educational Psychology Service and CAMHS to talk about strategies to use, and to answer your questions. 

The session will take place on Friday 16th July 11.30 am to 1 pm. 

See our flyer here for more details. 

Book here 

14 Jul Short Breaks & play and leisure videoconference

This videoconference looks at short breaks and inclusive and specialist leisure activities for the summer break and beyond. 

The session takes place on Wednesday 14th July 10 - 11 am. 

We will be joined by Sue Roberts (Head of Joint Service for Disabled Children), Matt Gratton (Service manager), Clare Redrupp (Cheviots Short Breaks Manager), Sarah Mclean (SEND Transition Manager) and Caroline Fanning (SEND Strategic Commissioning). 

The team will answer your questions about what they have put in place for the summer holidays and beyond, short breaks support, specialist play activities and the work they have been doing to make local leisure activities more inclusive. 

For more details and to book your place see here.

For more information on short breaks and play and activities over the summer break, see the brochure here

15 Jun Protecting your vulnerable dependants - do's and don'ts

Join us for this free webinar with Estate Planning Solutions, 10 - 11.30 am on Tuesday 15th June 

The session will look at the Do's and Don'ts of protecting your vulnerable dependants. 

If you have children with special needs or disabilities, it is vitally important to plan for their long-term future and to think about who can make decisions for them in adult life.

This seminar will look at what you need to think about and what pitfalls you need to avoid.  

You must pre-book your place here

For more details see the flyer here.

3 Jun Mr Marvel's Zoom Party

Our next event for children will be an online party exclusive to Our Voice members only. 

It takes place on Thursday 3rd June from 3-4 pm, with the ever-popular Mr Marvel, and his magic bunny, lots of interactive games and magic. 

If you are on our mailing list you will receive details of how to book. 

If you are not yet on our mailing list - please email us at info@ourvoiceenfield.org.uk to join.

26 May Protecting Vulnerable Children and Young People from Exploitation

This session on protecting children and young people from exploitation will take place on Wednesday 26th May from 1 - 2.30 pm. 

For full details see our flyer here

19 May Helping your child manage and communicate their emotions at home (morning session)

We will be joined by members of the Enfield Speech and Language team to look at how you can use 'Zones' as a tool to help support emotional regulation for your child/young person. It aims to help you and your child understand emotions and what your child needs, whatever their language level. 

This session takes place on Wednesday 19th May 10 am - 11.30 am. 

The session is an introduction to using 'zones' at home to 

1) increase awareness of your child's communication of emotion and 

2) identify their needs to help them be able to join in. 

For more information see the flyer here

Places must be pre-booked via Eventbrite here.  

18 May Helping your child manage and communicate their emotions at home - (evening session)

We will be joined by members of the Enfield Speech and Language team to look at how you can use 'Zones' as a tool to help support emotional regulation for your child/young person. It aims to help you and your child understand emotions and what your child needs, whatever their language level. 

This session takes place on Tuesday 18th May from 8 pm to 9 pm 

The session is an introduction to using 'zones' at home to 

1) increase awareness of your child's communication of emotion and 

2) identify their needs to help them be able to join in. 

For more information see the flyer here

Places must be pre-booked via Eventbrite here.