|DATE OF MEETING||SPEAKER AND SUBJECT|
|Thurs 17th Jan||
Hannah Del Ponte (Osteopath) The benefits of osteopathy for children and their carers.
|Thurs 21st Feb||Half term - no meeting|
|Thurs 21st March||Maria Kiely (Carers in Herts) Updates on issues affecting Carers and Parents in Herts.|
|Thurs 18th April|| |
Carol Schaffer (Kith and Kids) Information and advice on Advocacy
|Thurs 16th May|| |
Carol Kelsey (Herts Parent Carer Involvement) Outlining the organisation and events it has planned.
John Grubb (Developing Special Provision Locally) a chance to pass on our experiences and opinions on provision for families with SEN within our local area.
|Thurs 20th June||
Nicole Giddings (Longmore Solicitors) Advise on legal aspects of caring for a child/young person with SEN including wills, Power of Attorney and Trust Funds.
|Thurs 18th July||
No speaker - time to relax before schools break up
|Thurs 15th August|
no meeting - Summer holidays. CHIPS summer playschemes.
|Thurs 19th Sept||John Bennett (ReachOut Plus ) Creating life-changing experiences for disadvantaged and disabled young people, including Circles of Support.|
|Thurs 17th Oct|| Julie Singleton (Contact a Family) A session on coping and support in times of stress.|
|Thurs 21st Nov|
Naomi Matcham and Yvonne Linton (MacIntyre). Teaching parents to improve support for their child, and alsosupporting young people with SEN through transition and personalisation to help them take control of their own lives
No speaker - time to relax and unwind before Christmas holidays start
Sessions also include time for parents to chat and to opt out of speakers, if wished.
Refreshments 50p – Children welcome, crèche available