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


Parent & Carers Briefing 2020

Parent and Carers briefing SEND Improvement Programme - Early Years Review (including Specialist Early Years’ Service) In May 2019 Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission came to Dudley and undertook an inspection of the joint area SEND (special education needs and disabilities) of services and provision. ​ Whilst inspectors found some areas of strong practice, they did also find a number of areas of significant weakness. However, we were reassured that the inspectors echoed our self-evaluation and understanding of areas for ...
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Co-SPACE Study

Oxford University are are looking for parents/carers of children aged 2-16 to join their Parent Advisory Group for the Co-SPACE study. Through meeting with parents and carers (remotely), they hope to gain thoughts and opinions on a range of issues to help them improve their study, specifically around child mental health during the pandemic. See the flyer attached for more details (click here). ...
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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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