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Parent Power comes to Southampton

Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund


The Nystagmus Network is now inviting parents and carers to attend the first of our Parent Power education workshops.

Location:      Southampton

Date:            Saturday 12 October

Time:            10am to 2pm

Lunch will be provided. This is an adults only event.

The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers with legally based information on how to advocate for their children with nystagmus to ensure they receive appropriate support across all stages of education.

Led by our 2 IPSEA trained education advocates, delegates will learn about the rights of their children under law and receive advice on how to access the range of SEN support available to visually impaired children, including an explanation of the EHC plan process.

The workshops will also cover practical information on exam access arrangements, reading resources and transition plans. Content will be tailored to the age and educational stage of your child.

Following the formal input of the day, local parents and carers will have the opportunity to network with each other and also meet local adults living with nystagmus.

There will be more news about 4 future dates and locations across England very soon.

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