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


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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Jessica Barker – Friendili App

My name is Jessica and I am mum to a five-year-old girl with a life-limiting condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. I wanted to contact you because I have self-funded and created a friendship and support iOS and Android app for families like mine. It helps parents and carers who have children with health problems and disabilities connect with each other for support and virtual or real-life meet ups. It is based on my own experience with my daughter, Maisie ...
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Dudley SEND Improvement Programme – July 2020

A message from Helen Ellis Welcome to our latest SEND Improvement Programme bulletin. We have launched the SEND Vision and Improvement Roadmap which clearly sets out what we need to do to improve our SEND offer. Despite the pandemic, we can demonstrate progress against the Written Statement of Action (WSoA) and we  have exciting news about our SEND network developments which will see an improved SENCo and stakeholder network offer. To view the rest of the bulletin please click here ...
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Free Online Courses – Contact

Contact have made a number of free online courses available... please see below and click on the links to book a place. We are very grateful for your support at this difficult time and would like to ask for your help in spreading the word about our free online workshops for parents/carers of young children with additional needs. We would be very grateful if you could forward the links below to any families who might be interested and to any ...
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