Parent Support Groups – Upcoming Events


Details of upcoming sessions run by the two Parent Support Groups are –

 

WORCESTER

Frances Browne & Victoria Crivelli

Please feel free to contact us at any time between these sessions via email lexiaworcs@gmail.com or via  our Facebook page

Drop In Dates for 2020

They are held in  The Community Room, Waitrose, 223 London Road, Worcester WR5 2JG (just off Junction 7 M5) unless otherwise shown.

All these are  free informal DROP IN sessions – feel free to come at any point during the times below.

Dates for  your diary –  drop ins and special events  2020

January 15th 4.45 – 6.30 p.m.  Special Event 6.45- 8.15 p.m. Ruth Wilson talking about Memory Skills and strategies  NB This event is free but to ensure a  place please  book on Eventbrite : www.hwdamemoryskills.Eventbrite.co.uk 

February 3rd          12.45 – 4.30 p.m. 

March 18th   4.45- 6.30 p.m. Special Event 6.45 – 8.00 p.m with Rebecca Smith , on Positive Behaviour Strategies for children of all ages – free event but places will need to be booked on Eventbrite – link will be available in February 2020

April 23rd 4.45 – 8.30 p.m

May 11th 4.45 p.m.– 8.30p.m. (special event tbc)

June 15th 12.30 – 4.00 p.m.

SAVE the DATE in 2020 for these two free events
Dyslexia Show – NEC – 20 /21 st March – HWDA will be running a stand there                                          

For more information and to book seminars go to   https://dyslexiashow.co.uk

BDA Pop Up Roadshow – Worcester – October 17th 1.00-4.00 p.m. more details to follow

 

Recent sessions –

2019

  • 17th January 4.30 – 6.45 – Drop In, followed by a talk by Cathy Parvin from Dyspraxia Education on Developmental  Coordination Disorder (DCD) commonly called dyspraxia
  • 1st February – our first Education Health & Care Plan (EHCP) workshop. (NB held at St. Peter’s Church, St. Peter’s, Worcester)
  • 14th March 12:30-16:00 – Drop In
  • 26th September 4.00 – 6.30 p.m – Special Event 6.30-8.30 p.m. Tina Kilgallon supporting mental stress in older children and young people .
  • 9th October 5.00 – 8.30 p.m.  (Dyslexia Awareness Week drop in & technology event )

BROMSGROVE

Jane Hateley & Linda Adey

Drop In Dates for 2020

Sessions are held on the 3rd Workshop weekly session each half-term – see our term dates here.

All these sessions are held at The Wendron Centre (Connect Bromsgrove), Chapel Street, Bromsgrove B60 2BQ (the home of Bromsgrove Workshop). See our location here.

All these are DROP IN sessions – feel free to come at any point during the times below.

Please feel free to contact us at any time between these sessions via email hwda.bromsgrovePSG@gmail.com 

Friday 24th November 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  A presentation by Jane Hateley on “Understanding Dyslexia Assessments”.  Followed by drop in – discuss anything you want and ask any questions.

Friday 13th March 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Drop in – discuss anything you want and ask any questions.

You can speak in confidence or openly about anything troubling you.  It could be about dyslexia, help in schools, helping your child at home, using IT to help, anything! Have a confidential chat or see what advice other parents may have.

Recent sessions –

2019

  • Friday May 17th  5pm – 7pm – Drop In
  • Friday June 21st  5pm – 7pm – Drop In plus a presentation by Lorraine Peterson on ‘SEND Code of Practice – an update’
  • Friday September 20th  5pm – 7pm – Drop In plus a presentation on encouraging children to read by Redditch Library
  • Friday 22nd November  5pm – 6pm Drop In plus a presentation by SENDIASS on developing a clearer understanding of SEND in school

2018

  • May 11th 5pm – 7pm –  Drop In
  • June 22nd 5pm – 7pm –  Drop In
  • September 21st 5pm – 7pm – Drop In
  • November 23rd 5pm – 7pm – Drop in, plus another chance to see Victoria Crivelli’s presentation on “Practical ways to support your child at home”