Supporting Parents and Children with a Disability Event on 26th October 2018, 9am – 12.45pm in the Thistle Hall, Lynebank Hospital
This event held by Fife Health & Social Care Partnership will offer information about support to parents with children who have a disability, and parents themselves who may require additional support
Who is the event for?
Parents of children who have a disability
Young people who have a disability and are in transition to adulthood
Parents who require support to assist them in parenting their children
Health, Social Work and Voluntary Sector professionals who work in both adult and children’s services
Part 1 – Supporting families where there is a child with a disability
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Last year, they provided 88,407 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK
Supporting Disabled Children A Scottish Government online Resource development for Young People with a disability and their families
Part 2 – Supporting parents who require parenting support
Parent Network Scotland An organisation that supports parents with and without disabilities to come together to develop their parenting skills and provide peer support
NHS Scotland To discuss the review and development of the “Ready Steady” series. A new Scottish pregnancy and birth resource for parents with a learning disability is being developed to replace the existing CHANGE parenting resources.
Review of Part 12, Children and Young People’s Act Discussion around consulting with stakeholders regarding Part 12 of the act which expects local authority services to provide services to prevent children becoming looked after
Attendees may choose to come along to the first or second part or all of the event depending on what information seems relevant to them
Please book a place by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org before the 19th October 2018