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

 

Face Masks – Reasonable Exceptions

Just a quick reminder around Face Masks.... From July 24th it will be mandatory to wear these in shops and on public transport. There are some "reasonable exceptions" to these rules, which means you don't have to wear one. If your a child under 11 or have if you have a physical or mental illness or impairment, or a disability that means you cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering. If putting on, wearing or removing a face ...
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Vicky Ford Open Letter 21st July

Vicky Ford MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families) and Helen Whately MP (Minister of State for Care) have just released a joint ministerial letter, addressed to children, young people, their families and those who support them. Please Click here to view the letter ...
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Summer Activity Packs

So the six weeks summer holiday has started, though it seems very different this year. We can take a break from home schooling or sending our children and young people into limited school provision. For those of you who want a few ideas to keep them occupied for a bit, whilst helping to maintain positive mental health. The team at Dudley Educational Psychology Service have sent over these Summer Activity Packs. Please click on the links below. Self-Care Summer Pack ...
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Regional Parent Carer Forum Update

Regional Parent Carer Forum Update by Claire Powers Last week I (virtually!) attended the Regional Parent Carer Forum meeting.  There was updates from Contact about Co-Production Week https://contact.org.uk/news-and-blogs/celebrating-national-coproduction-week!-coproduction-in-a-changing-world/ and about their recent webinars for Parent/Carers interested in Forum activities (https://contact.org.uk/get-involved/parent-carer-participation/resources-(general)/). Our West Midlands Regional representative Zara updated us on the work being done at national level.  Again I’d recommend regularly revisiting the NNPCF’s news page (http://www.nnpcf.org.uk/working-list-of-nnpcf-representations-on-covid-19/) as things are moving on quickly at the moment and at the time of ...
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