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Wigan Parent Carer Forum (WPCF) - YOUR Forum - YOUR Voice

  • Wigan Parent Carer Forum (WPCF) would like to hear how they can best represent parent carers of children young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) aged 0-25 in Wigan Borough
  • WPCF are volunteer parent carers who strive to represent parent carer voice at strategic level in our area to improve services for children and young people with SEND and their families
  • WPCF need your input to better understand how to ensure everyone has opportunities to contribute and be heard
  • You can share your views by completing Wigan Parent Carer Forum Survey. (external link)

Wigan Parent Carer Forum newsletter

Wigan Parent Carer Forum Summer Newsletter is now available online, with information for families of children with SEND, including activities and training

National Institute for Health Research Survey

The National Institute for Health Research have launched a new study on the impact of COVID-19 on children and young people with SEND.

They are recruiting CYP, parent carers and professionals to take part in their study.

Autism awareness and workshops

A full programme of online training for parents and carers of children and young people with autism is available.

North West SEND Regional Network

This is a partnership of local, regional and national organisations and groups supporting children and young people with SEND and their families.

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