Ann de Savary says… “Parents prefer to have their children as close as possible, as would I, however when looking for a suitable provision locally and finding all services lacking, you have to make a choice. For me, providing a fulfilled life for someone with learning disabilities, regardless of distance, is the greater priority, as […]
For many parents who have children with learning disabilities who are reaching that tender age of transition from Children’s to Adult Social Services, the transition process is an extremely difficult and daunting time in their lives. Not only is it difficult in terms of finding information for the next step, as well as all the […]
Coming Soon…more details on the first ‘Next Steps’ transition event being held in March by the Social Care Exchange, Lincoln. This highly anticipated event, sponsored by Home From Home Care, will be dedicated to showcasing information on transition, specifically what is available for young people once school has finished. Talks will be presented by parents […]
Key local figures and care professionals were among the 80 guests who were feeling positive and inspired about the future of care provision in Lincolnshire after the Social Care Exchange was officially opened on November 30th. After a welcome by Paul de Savary and the official ribbon cutting by the Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor Yvonne […]
The festive season can be an extremely stressful time for individuals with autism. Emma Sterland from Netbuddy has put together some advice for families over the Christmas period, which has been posted in The Guardian – please click the link here.
We are pleased to say that we will be attending the TES SEN show again this year, taking place on Friday 7th & Saturday 8th October 2016, held at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London. This is a show for parents and carers, school leaders, teachers and support staff with an interest in SEN. There […]
The Centre for Social Justice – an independent think-tank – has now released their report findings on care provion for adults with learning disabilities, specifically looking at the benefits of residential care and community integration. It makes for a very interesting read! Some of the main findings showing; Accommodation – access to residential placements has […]
Want to know more about Autism? Looking for specialist equipment/therapies/technologies for your son/daughter? Need support and advice? The Autism Show is the place where you can find all this and much more! There are 3 shows being held this year; London, Birmingham and Manchester. With exhibition stands showcasing everything from technologies, equipment, […]