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Programme 2014

DATE OF MEETINGSPEAKER AND SUBJECT
Thurs 16th Jan

Neil Ward/ Janet  Warrington ( Special Olympics)  Information on the clubs and activities they provide for children and young people with SEN and  disabilities.

Thurs 20th  Feb

Half term - no meeting
Thurs 20th  March
Felicity Evans (NatureKids) supporting a wide range of children, some of whom have special needs, with a structure involving natural health and developmental programmes to overcome difficulties and reach their potential.
Thurs 17th April
Easter hols - no meeting


Thurs 15th May
Richard Fetherstone (Snowability)  Making a difference to  individuals  with  SEN through snow sports.
Thurs 19th June
Stuart Black (BrainTrain) How Braintrain techniques could help with people with Learning Difficulties including  ADHD, ASD and dyslexia.
Thurs 17th July
No speaker
- time to relax before schools break up
 
Thurs 21st August
no meeting
- Summer holidays.  CHIPS summer playschemes.
Thurs 18th SeptLiz Welch (Tai Chi)  A chance to try some Tai Chi relaxation techniques.
Thurs 16th OctBritish Red Cross - First aid training  for parents/carers.
Thurs 20th Nov
Live a Little (Live a little) - an outreach service for young people aged 16+ who have learning difficulties.
Thurs18th Dec
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