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PfA event for Fenland families

Pinpoint's Preparing for Adulthood group will be at Wisbech next month.

And we have some great guests coming along to offer you information, advice and support in raising your young people aged 14-25.

Lorna Weston from the Thera Trust, Dawn Stilwell from Contact a Family and Additional Needs Advisor Fred Bush will all be joining Pinpoint on February 7 at Wisbech Tesco Extra community room, Cromwell Rd, Wisbech  PE14 0RG, from 10am to 12 noon.

20th Jan 2017

Free EHCP session at Wisbech

A free information session for parents and carers of children with ADHD/Autistic spectrum disorders is running in Wisbech nexgt month.

Education, Health and Care Plans: Planning for Success is being held on Wednesday February 1 at Oasis Community Centre  Wisbech PE13 3NR, featuring speakers: Dawn Stilwell –Contact a Family

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19th Jan 2017

Wizzybug loan for young children

Designability loans fun, powered wheelchairs called Wizzybugs to disabled children under 5 with limited or no mobility.

It's a free scheme because the business fund-raises to finance the costs.

19th Jan 2017

Green Paper on work, health and disability

Do you know about the Government's Green Paper on work, health and disability?

It includes ideas on how to improve employment support for disabled people and plans to change the way Government assesses people who are out of work because of an illness or disability.

Papworth Trust, which works closely with the Government on a wide range of disability issues including work, housing and social care, has opened a survey to explain the changes and to see what people think. 

17th Jan 2017

Update on SEN Transport – January 10 2017

Following a tricky December, most home/school SEN transport issues following the county council contract change have been resolved.  

Pinpoint CEO Lenja Bell met with Judith Davies and Meredith Teasdale from Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) yesterday to discuss the problems and this is our update for families.

10th Jan 2017

New Cambridge ASC school may not open until September 2019

Plans for a new autistic spectrum school in Cambridge have had to be revised and it may have to delay opening until 2019 due to Education Funding Agency restrictions.

As a result of the extra 12 month wait, some students wanting to attend may no longer be of eligible age.  

9th Jan 2017

Sport Works coming to St Neots and Ely

New Sport Works activities for children with disabilities or additional needs are starting at St Neots, with holiday clubs also planned at Ely. And more activities are running in February half term for children and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

9th Jan 2017

Q & As with our special conference guest Georgia McCormick

Georgia McCormick

3rd Jan 2017

Direct Payments information event

Do you have Direct Payments?  Thinking about Direct Payments?  Struggling with your Direct Payments? Just want to know more?  

Cambridgeshire Alliance for Independent Living (CAIL) is hosting an event on Wednesday January 18 2017 at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, that will include a FREE lunch!

It will explore:

16th Dec 2016

Our December newsletter out today!

Our December newsletter has just published.

You can download a PDF copy or read a copy online 

16th Dec 2016