SEND Bulletin October 2020

Edition 17 -  Thursday 1 October 2020

Spotlight on... Consultations for SENDIASS
The Local Authority must provide a SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service) for parents/carers and children and young people with special educational needs or/and disabilities up to the age of 25. The service offers:
·        free, confidential, impartial information, advice and support covering SEND issues including health & social care
East Riding of Yorkshire currently commissions East Riding SENDIAS service to provide information, advice and support for parents/carers and children up the age of 16 and KIDS to provide the service for children and young people up the age of 25.
The contracts for both services will come to an end on 31 August 2021.
To prepare for the contracts ending the Local Authority needs to plan for what the service will look like from 1 September 2021.

In order to assist us with designing the SENDIAS service from 1 September 2021, we would like to gain your opinion regarding the SENDIASS service post September 2021. We are keen to gain the views of potential service users as well as current and previous service users therefore you do not have to have used the service previously to be able to contribute your feedback to this consultation. It is really important to us that as many voices contribute as possible, the SENDIAS service is designed for service users and therefore, it must meet the needs of the East Riding of Yorkshire population.
The link below takes to you to a survey which has been designed with a variety of people including parents/carers and young people who have accessed the SENDIAS services.
https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/SENDIS_Consultation/

The consultation lasts from Thursday 13 August until Thursday 22 October 2020.

Contact: Children’s Commissioning Team if you would like any more information about this consultation.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Tel: (01482) 392228


FISH update
SENDIASS Virtual drop-in sessions - the SENDIAS service is looking to offer virtual drop in sessions for groups of parents and carers to be able to ask questions in relation to special educational needs and disabilities. We are looking to arrange the sessions for groups of 10-15 people. Once we have collated the interest we will email a time, date and link to be able to access the session.
Contact: SENDIASS if you would be interested in attending, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

East Riding SEND Local offer update
More information about discount cards and passes can be found on the East Riding SEND Local Offer website:
LOOK AHEAD discount cards, please click here.
Travel passes and discounts, please click here
CEA (cinema) cards, please click here

Parent Carer Support Groups
There are a number of parent carer support groups running across the East Riding and surrounding areas. To view information about these groups please click here.
To view National support organisations, please click here (These links will take you to the Local Offer website).


Beverley
Latest information about an Endorphins group near you
Endorphins– The coolest club for people with disabilities and/or learning difficulties in the East Riding – you can take part in games, crafts, drama, sport, music, dance socialising and fun for all abilities.
Date: Saturday School and Holidays
Time: Ages 8 – 15 (10am – 12.30pm.  Ages 16 – 25 (1.30pm to 4pm)
Venue: CLCGB, George Street, Beverley, HU17 0AP
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.07907386020
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./ 07907386017   - PRE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
https://www.facebook.com/groups/endorphinssuperstars  


Adult Learning - This Autumn East Riding Adult Learning Centres in Goole, Cottingham, Bridlington and Beverley are offering some free one session courses. These include:
·        Understanding Dyslexia
·        Try Mindfulness
·        Try Self Esteem and Confidence Building
·        Healthy Chats
Also on offer are other courses including Managing Stress, Dyslexia Awareness Level 1 and Award in Mental Health Awareness Level 1 which provides knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and how to offer positive support and advice.              
You can apply for courses on line www.eastriding.gov.uk and also call or drop in to one of the council’s four adult learning centres:
·        Beverley Adult Learning Centre, Burden Road, Beverley, HU17 9LW Call (01482) 887670.


Bridlington and Driffield
Latest information about an Endorphins group near you
Endorphins– The coolest club for people with disabilities and/or learning difficulties in the East Riding – you can take part in games, crafts, drama, sport, music, dance socialising and fun for all abilities.
Date: Saturday School and Holidays
Time: Ages 8 – 15 (10am – 12.30pm.  Ages 16 – 25 (1.30pm to 4pm)
Venue: The Old Parcels Office, Station Approach, Bridlington, YO15 3EP
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.07907386020
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./ 07907386017   - PRE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
https://www.facebook.com/groups/endorphinssuperstars  

Adult Learning - This Autumn East Riding Adult Learning Centres in Goole, Cottingham, Bridlington and Beverley are offering some free one session courses. These include:
·        Understanding Dyslexia
·        Try Mindfulness
·        Try Self Esteem and Confidence Building
·        Healthy Chats
Also on offer are other courses including Managing Stress, Dyslexia Awareness Level 1 and Award in Mental Health Awareness Level 1 which provides knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and how to offer positive support and advice.              
You can apply for courses on line www.eastriding.gov.uk and also call or drop in to one of the council’s four adult learning centres:
·        Bridlington Adult Learning Centre, King Street (next to library), Bridlington, YO15 2DF Call (01262) 677500.

KIDS East Riding YPEG (Young Persons’ Engagement Group) Virtual Sessions -
This new group, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, will be based in Bridlington for young people aged between 14-25 years old with SEND and who live in Bridlington or the surrounding area, within East Yorkshire. We are launching a series of virtual sessions with various activities to get involved in, plus hosting guests from organisations which support young people across the region.  
Our vision is to create a safe and inclusive space for young people to make new friends, get involved in activities which interest you, build your confidence and help you to have your voice heard across local and national services. We would love for you to get involved through our YPEG virtual sessions!  
Date:
Wednesday 7 October - A fun intro session to hear about YPEG and how you can get involved in this new exciting project!
Wednesday 21 October - Halloween decorating and guest Devan Witter from East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS)
Wednesday 4 November - Craft activities and guest Emily Clixby from the disabilities charity Gig Buddies
Time: Virtual Sessions run from 4.30pm – 5.30pm (you can join us from 4pm if you would like our help to get you linked up to the virtual sessions)
Cost: Free
Venue: On-line virtual sessions
Contact: To join the sessions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive a consent form and Microsoft Teams invite - as well as a ‘How to’ guide for using Teams.
Darren Clarkson (East Riding YPEG Coordinator) Tel: (01482) 275500 (select option 1)

Haltemprice
Children Who Can SEND After School sessions - A series of three exciting and unique small group after school sessions for children with additional needs and disabilities and their parents/carers.
Come along and join us for these engaging sessions, where your children will have the opportunity to enjoy lots of activities and go home with their hands full of exciting outcomes. Activities will include:
·        food preparation;
·        art and crafts with natural materials;
·        design and technology;
·        bushcraft
Sessions can be booked as individual dates or as a block of three. Book now to ensure you have secured your child’s place!
Having the highest standards and keeping your children safe is vital to us at Children Who Can. The Session Leader is trained in Food Safety, First Aid and Safeguarding Children. All staff are DBS checked and our policies are available upon request.
Venue: Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane, Brough HU15 2NR

Dates
15 October 17.00-18.30
Tel: 07816 939 855
Website: https://www.childrenwhocan.co.uk/workshop-events/thu-17-sep-1-oct-15-oct-children-who-can-send-after-school-sessions-mires-beck-nurseries-brough/?fbclid=IwAR0Ab2s63IcxXSp0XstRRCVMMRQ5fuaH4AiZ8jKPqdseViQJvF0r2yIvL9M


Adult Learning - This Autumn East Riding Adult Learning Centres in Goole, Cottingham, Bridlington and Beverley are offering some free one session courses. These include:
·        Understanding Dyslexia
·        Try Mindfulness
·        Try Self Esteem and Confidence Building
·        Healthy Chats
Also on offer are other courses including Managing Stress, Dyslexia Awareness Level 1 and Award in Mental Health Awareness Level 1 which provides knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and how to offer positive support and advice.              
You can apply for courses on line www.eastriding.gov.uk and also call or drop in to one of the council’s four adult learning centres:
        Cottingham Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham, HU16 4DD  Call (01482) 842329.

Holderness
Latest information about an Endorphins group near you
Endorphins– The coolest club for people with disabilities and/or learning difficulties in the East Riding – you can take part in games, crafts, drama, sport, music, dance socialising and fun for all abilities.
Date: Saturday School and Holidays
Time: Ages 8 – 15 (10am – 12.30pm.  Ages 16 – 25 (1.30pm to 4pm)
Venue: Hedon Scout Hall, Sheriff Highway, Hedon, HU12 BHD
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.07907386020
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./ 07907386017   - PRE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
https://www.facebook.com/groups/endorphinssuperstars  

Goole
Latest information about an Endorphins group near you
Endorphins– The coolest club for people with disabilities and/or learning difficulties in the East Riding – you can take part in games, crafts, drama, sport, music, dance socialising and fun for all abilities.
Date: Saturday School and Holidays
Time: Ages 8 – 15 (10am – 12.30pm.  Ages 16 – 25 (1.30pm to 4pm)
Venue: The Courtyard, Bootherry Road, Goole, DN14 6AE
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.07907386020
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./ 07907386017   - PRE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
https://www.facebook.com/groups/endorphinssuperstars  


Adult Learning - This Autumn East Riding Adult Learning Centres in Goole, Cottingham, Bridlington and Beverley are offering some free one session courses. These include:
·        Understanding Dyslexia
·        Try Mindfulness
·        Try Self Esteem and Confidence Building
·        Healthy Chats
Also on offer are other courses including Managing Stress, Dyslexia Awareness Level 1 and Award in Mental Health Awareness Level 1 which provides knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and how to offer positive support and advice.              
You can apply for courses on line www.eastriding.gov.uk and also call or drop in to one of the council’s four adult learning centres:
·        Goole Adult Learning Centre, Pasture Road, Goole, DN14 6DP Call (01482) 392844

East Riding wide and Hull/York catchment
Youth Parliament Event – Are you aged 10 – 25 – Do you want to have your say on issues in your community?   Join the event for part 2 of developing an East Riding Youth Parliament.
Date: 27 October 2020
Time: 4pm
Venue: via Zoom
Contact: Email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information


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