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Special Educational Needs/disabilities information day for families

by Gemma Melling

Knowsley Parent Carers Voice are hosting a Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) 0-25 Family Information Day on Wednesday 19 February.

The market-style event takes place at Kirkby Leisure Centre between 11am and 2pm and gives parents and carers access to local authority services and local groups offering activities and support to children and young people with SEND. These include:

  • Early Help and Short Breaks Service.
  • Family Information Services.
  • Education and Improvement.
  • Home from Home.
  • KDC&KDC.
  • The Big Group.
  • Knowsley 2030.
  • Hop, Skip & Jump.
  • Knowsley Youth Mutual.
  • Activate.
  • Kooth.
  • Merseyside Youth Association.
  • SteadyChefs.
  • Home Start.
  • Incredible Edible.
  • YARS.
  • The Lee Cooper Foundation.
  • The Sensory Hive.

There’s free refreshments as well as activities and entertainment from Little Sunshine Yoga, 12 Million Minds and Party Central Entertainments.

To secure a place at the event for your family email parentcarersvoice@knowsleycarers.co.uk.