Welcome to Working Together for Change 

“Working for change – Dudley parent carer’s forum is committed to engaging and empowering parents and carers of children with disabilities or additional needs so that they can influence decisions and improve changes to services delivery.”

Members of the forum will work together as individuals, organisations and partners with the aim of ensuring that the voices of parent and carers are heard. They will ensure that all parents and carers in our borough are equipped with the knowledge and skills to influence change working within a framework of agreed values and principles

Latest from the DWTFC blog


SIS Review Parent Feedback Session Sept 2020

Working Together for Change Dudley Parent Carer Forum SIS Review Parent Feedback Meeting Virtual Zoom 14 th September 2020 11- 12.30 Attendees Helen Stokes Anne Davies Claire Powers Clare Barklam Tina Cartright Sally Cartwight Jenny Jones Dennise Shaw Clare Barklam Sarah Thompson Duncan Liddell Linda Crocket Helen Ellis – Director of Children’s Services Kathy O Mahony – Consultant to conducted the SIS review Nicki Burrows - Facilitator and Minute taker Nicki Welcomed everyone to the meeting, Helen provided an ...
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Specialist Inclusion Services Review

As some of you may know there was a review carried out into Specialist Inclusion Services in Dudley Borough, this was undertaken by Kathy O'Mahony from KEOM Consulting. the date of the review was from July 2019 - January 2020. Please Click Here to view the presentation notes for the Parents Feedback session that was via Zoom on the 14th September 2020 ...
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Zoom into September with opportunities to virtually get together!

Join us for an update on the EHCP process and pathway and Specialist Inclusion Service Review EHCP Update conversation - Wednesday 9 September 2020 12:30PM Booking is essential click here to book through Zoom https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpfuisqzsoE92fgtIKmqoq6Frp8EWRJ4rd The SEND Improvement Programme has been underway since November 2019 and during recent meetings with Parent Carers we have been asked to give an update. The September session will focus upon progress made on
  • Improving the quality of the ECHP and the process
  • The revised ...
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Preparing for Adulthood – Resources, Case Studies & Access to Work

The Preparing for Adulthood Programme is being delivered by a partnership between the National Development Team for Inclusion and the Council for Disabled Children. They have a dedicated website where you can find information, support and resources to help in this massive step in our young peoples lives. Below are some links and case studies which will be of interest including one right here in Dudley. Case Study: Dudley College & Employer Engagement before and during the Pandemic https://www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk/downloads/employment/case-study-dudley-college-and-employer-engagement.htm A ...
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