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26 Apr Independence Skills workshop

Developing Independence skills at home: workshop for parents and carers will take place online on Tuesday 26th April from 10 - 11.30 am. 

Book your place via Eventbrite here

The workshop is suitable for parents and carers of children and young people of all ages and developmental levels. It aims to 

  • Explore what we mean by independence and factors that help or hinder its development
  • Give practical strategies for developing independence at home
  • Discuss different ways we can support our children when teaching them independence skills

See the flyer here

11 Mar Our Voice Meet the SEND Heads Parents Conference

Our online 'Meet the SEND Heads' Q&A panel session will be on Friday 11th March 10 - 11.30 am. 

As we are unable to run our usual Meet the SEND Heads Parents' Conference event this year, for the second year we will instead be holding an online Q&A session with a panel of all the Heads of Services for children and young people (aged 0-25) with SEND in the London Borough of Enfield. 

The panel includes the Heads of SEN Services, Social Care, Joint Service for Disabled Children, Education, Educational Psychology Service, Health, Health Therapies including Speech and Language, OT and Physio, CAMHS, SCAN, Integrated Learning Disability Service, Transport, Travel Brokers and Early Years. 

See our flyer for full details. 

Book your place here

When booking, you will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance, book 1:1 sessions with professionals to discuss individual issues regarding your child.

You can also have your say on what events and workshops Our Voice should run for the rest of the year bu completing our short survey here.  

17 Feb Mr Marvel Zoom party for Feb half-term

Our next online event for children will be an online party exclusive to Our Voice members only. 

It takes place on Thursday 17th February from 3.30-4.30 pm, with the ever-popular Mr Marvel, and his magic bunny, lots of interactive games and magic. 

If you are on our mailing list you will receive details of how to book. 

If you are not yet on our mailing list - please email us at info@ourvoiceenfield.org.uk to join.

16 Feb Trackplay event exclusive to Our Voice members Oct 2021

Our half-term Trackplay event is exclusive to members of the Our Voice and ENAS mailing lists. 

Details are on our flyer here

If you are not already on our mailing list, but would like to attend this event, please sign up for our mailing list here or email us at info@ourvoiceenfield.org.uk and ask to join. 

24 Jan Holiday playschemes and short breaks - Meet the Providers

Our Holiday Playschemes and short breaks 'Meet the Providers' Event will take place from 7-9 pm on Monday 24th January, and will be held jointly with the Local Authority. 

The event will give parents a chance to hear directly from organisations providing playschemes and activities during the school holidays. 

Places must be booked on Eventbrite here.

See the flyer here for more details including the agenda. 

20 Jan Wills and Trusts for Parents (evening)

Join us for this free webinar with Estate Planning Solutions, 8 - 9.30 pm on Thursday 20th Jan 

The session is held in conjunction with Estate Planning Solutions and will look at the Do's and Don'ts of protecting your vulnerable dependants. 

If you have children with special needs or disabilities, it is vitally important to plan for their long-term future and to think about who can make decisions for them in adult life.

This seminar will look at what you need to think about and what pitfalls you need to avoid.  

You must pre-book your place here 

For more information see our flyer here.

7 Jan Choosing a Primary School

We are holding a repeat of our important Zoom session (jointly with SENDIAS) looking at the transfer to Primary School next year. The session may also be useful for parents of younger children who are starting to think about their child's Primary School Options. 

The session will take place on Friday 7th January from 1- 2.30 pm - book your place here

We will discuss the process, how you can get information about primary schools, what to look out for when making decisions, how to choose a primary school and how to express your preference if your child has an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). 

If you are unsure of the process or need some guidance in making your decision, we strongly urge you to attend the information session to help you make informed choices. 

5 Jan Healthy Parent Carers Programme

The Healthy Parent Carers Programme is a free 12 - week programme designed to improve health and wellbeing. Please note that this event is now fully booked and has a waiting list. 

We hope to run repeat courses in the future. 

For more details of this course see our flyer here

3 Jan Mr Marvel Zoom New Year Party

Our first event for children in 2022 will be an online party exclusive to Our Voice members only. 

It takes place on Monday 3rd January from 3.30-4.30 pm, with the ever-popular Mr Marvel, and his magic bunny, lots of interactive games and magic. 

If you are on our mailing list you will receive details of how to book. 

If you are not yet on our mailing list - please email us at info@ourvoiceenfield.org.uk to join.

16 Dec 2021 Trampolining party

To kick off the festive season, and as a treat for all our wonderful children, Our Voice will be holding a Trampolining party on Thursday 16th December from 6-8 pm, at Jump In Enfield. 

This event is currently exclusive to members of the Our Voice mailing list who will receive the booking link. If you would like to come along but are not already on our mailing list, please email us at info@ourvoiceenenfield.org.uk with your name and email, and ask to join. 

All places MUST be pre-booked as numbers are strictly limited. 

Please make sure that you read the attached important information before you book your place.