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Preparing for adulthood transitions seminar
Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum are hosting this event aimed at parents,carers of young people with Special Education needs and disabilities, Aged 14+ to support their transitions into adulthood. Find Out More

We are a group of Parents and Carers who have children and young people with various disabilities. We have joined together so that we can provide a united voice that local services are encouraged to listen to when making decisions regarding our children’s education, learning and future needs. We were formed in January 2010 and we encourage any parent to engage with the Forum regarding their child or young person regardless of their disabilities, these may range from complex medical needs to challenging behaviour, learning or physical difficulties.

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Our steering group meets four times a year and consists of Parents, Carers and Professionals, so together we have a stronger voice that can work towards improving the lives of families, children and young people with disabilities. We can achieve this by putting forward your concerns and issues to relevant key policy makers and service providers.

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“What a relief I called the Contact helpline, they told me that I need to call the tax credit office by the 31St August as my son is staying on school at 16.”

If you have a 16-19 year old who'll be staying in school or college after the summer holidays, remember to let the Tax Credit Office know by 31 August or you could lose out on tax credits payments - find out more: ow.ly/Hcg930lwLrn.

Tax credits are just one of the many topics that our helpline can give advice on which isn’t available anywhere else.

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Petition: Pay carers an allowance equivalent to a fulltime job at the National Living wage https://t.co/eTp8sIfLA4

NEW >>SEND Quick Guides for health transition are available & ready to share >> Guidance for health services for children & young people with SEND & Commissioning for transition to adult services for young people with SEND: https://t.co/CKnBfcXPwz @mulron1 @NHSEngland #SENDHealth

Bpcf workshop booking is essential due to limited spaces.

Very excited that @AFCBCommunity are hosting another ‘Celebrating Diversity’ Conference for disabled young people aged 11+. Free tickets and stadium tours can be booked here: https://t.co/5VYr86QsAp
Join us on Thursday 26th July, 2-5pm at Vitality Stadium to #celebrate

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“Having the speakers who have ASD diagnosis is really an eyeopener to what could be achieved by our young people.”

Christine and Jack

Thank you to Bournemouth Parent/Carer Forum for all their help and information
they gave me in signposting me to the school nurse and Speech therapist
to get my son the help he needed at school.”

Justine

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Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum welcomes the chance to meet with anyone who feels that they need help, support or just advice on caring for children and young people, 0-25 years old, who have additional needs, disabilities or special educational needs (SEN).