As part of Mencap’s mission to provide more opportunities for people with a learning disability to get into work, the charity has two apprenticeship roles roles on offer at its Peterborough Business Centre at Hampton. Continue reading “Apprenticeships on offer at Mencap in Peterborough”
The Mayor of St Ives, Councillor Philip Pope, cut the ribbon at our new home in the town when he paid a visit to our new offices recently.
Continue reading “Mayor opens our new offices!”
Enchanted Cinema is running a fundraising event in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) on Saturday December 16 at the Robinson Theatre, Hills Road in Cambridge.
Continue reading “Feel-good festive films … for a great cause”
SENDIASS/Parent Partnership Service is running four free workshops for parent carers in Cambridge later this month – on topics including ADHD, school support for children without EHCPs and statements.
Continue reading “Free ADHD/SEND workshops in Cambridge”
Does your son or daughter love LEGO?
Bricks for Autism has launched a survey to discover how LEGO bricks are being used to help people with their social and emotional development.
Continue reading “LEGO therapy: new survey wants your thoughts!”
A new service supporting children and young people with their well-being and mental health is to launch in January. And will also offer help to parent carers.
Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group have pooled resources to develop the new service across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire. It will be run by CHUMS, a Bedfordshire-based mental health and emotional well-being social enterprise.
Continue reading “New well being and mental health service for Cambs children and YP”
The new Cavendish School at Impington in Cambridge – dedicated to young people autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) – and opening in 2019 – is extending its age range.
Continue reading “Extra places for new ASC school The Cavendish in Cambridge”
Many deaf children and young people with autism are often misdiagnosed or not diagnosed as there is no suitable assessment for them.
Now, researchers at York-based COMIC, the Child Orientated Mental Health Intervention Centre, want to develop something more suitable. Working with international experts, they have adapted some assessment tools and are looking to test them with UK families. Continue reading “Help improve autism diagnosis in deaf children”
Charity Contact which supports families with disabled children, has a new fact sheet about young people aged 19-25 and their entitlement to Education Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). Continue reading “Education for young people after 19”
People with learning disabilities and sensory impairments should have accessible information when using health and care services.
Although it is a legal requirement, it’s not always happening here in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. And Healthwatch is launching a new report next month, calling for improvements. Continue reading “Call for better accessible health information”