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Contact a Family's training and consultancy brochure
Training and consultancy services from Contact a Family.
Parent carer participation: Parent Carer Participation Team contacts
Contact details for the Parent Carer Participation Team
Transition assessment letter
Our template letter you can use to ask for an assessment of your child when they are transitioning to adult care services.
Factsheet: Universal Credit - the essentials
Universal Credit is a new benefit which is replacing most of the existing means-tested benefits for people of working age. Our factsheet explains what it means for families with disabled children.
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Parent carer participation: Data security update for forums
In light of the news over the weekend that many organisations, NHS Trusts and businesses have suffered a cyber attack we have collated some information and tips that forums may find useful. This is not intend to be exhaustive but we hope you find it a useful starting point.
Contact a Family response to draft exclusion guidance 2017
Our response to the Department for Education's March 2017 consultation on changes to the statutory guidance on the exclusion of pupils in England.
Parent carer participation: Webinar presentation 'Developing your region' for parent carer forums
Presentation to support webinar recording 'Developing your region' for parent carer forums - Presented by Mrunal Sisodia, East of England NNPCF Rep and Kulwinder Bola Chair of Luton Forum and the East of England region.
Newsletter: North East Spring 2017
Spring 2017 edition of Contact a Family North East office quarterly newsletter
Parent Carer Participation: Grant monitoring and applications Webinar Q&A
Q&A document that supports webinar resource tells you and your forum all you need to know about the revisions to the 2017/18 grant application and monitoring process, including.