Short Breaks Co-Production – potential areas for bids

In advance of producing the notes from the RCVYS SEND SIG on Monday 15th May 2017, it is important for organisations to have the opportunity to comment on the potential areas for bids for the Short Breaks Contracts. This is […]

Next RCVYS SEND Special Interest Group – 15th May 2017

The next meeting of the RCVYS Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Special Interest Group will be held on Monday 15th May 2017 from 10am – 12pm at The Arcade Building (11 Glebe Road, Reading. RG2 7AG). Thank you to […]

Notes from RCVYS SEND SIG – 20th March 2017

The SEND SIG met on Monday 20th March 2017 with 9 attendees representing the following organisations: Alafia/ACRE, Dingley’s Promise, Parenting Special Children, RCVYS, Reading Families’ Forum, Reading Mencap, and Reading SENDIASS, and Thumbs Up Club. Apologies were received from Representatives […]

Next RCVYS SEND Special Interest Group – 20th March 2017

The next meeting of the RCVYS Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Special Interest Group will be held on Monday 20th March 2017 from 10am – 12pm at Reading Mencap, 21 Alexandra Road, Reading, RG1 5PE. Thank you to Reading […]

Notes from RCVYS SEND SIG – 9th January 2017

The SEND SIG met on Monday 9th January 2017 with 9 attendees representing the following organisations: Alafia/ACRE, Brookfields School, Dingley’s Promise, Disability Challengers, Parenting Special Children, Reading Families’ Forum, Reading Mencap, and Reading SENDIASS. Apologies were received from Representatives from […]

Next RCVYS SEND Special Interest Group – 9th January 2017

The next meeting of the RCVYS Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Special Interest Group will be held on Monday 9th January 2017 from 10am – 12pm at Reading Mencap, 21 Alexandra Road, Reading, RG1 5PE. Thank you to Reading […]

Update on Short Breaks for Disabled Children Consultation

Following the agreement at the RCVYS SEND SIG on 12th October 2016, RCVYS submitted the following letter to every Councillor, setting out our concerns about the process following the closure of the open phase of the consultation. In response to […]

Questionnaire on ADHD Waiting Lists

I’ve been contacted by Catherine Greaves, who’s acting as the Parent/Carer Representative on the Berkshire West Commissioning Board for Children’s and Mental Health services (including CAMHS). Following the recent statements from Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust that ADHD Assessment Waiting […]

Next RCVYS SEND Special Interest Group – 28th November 2016

The next meeting of the RCVYS Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Special Interest Group will be held on Monday 28th November 2016 from 10am – 12pm at Autism Berkshire, Unit 7, Richfield Ave, Reading. RG1 8EQ. Thank you to Autism […]

Notes from SEND SIG – 12th October 2016

The SEND SIG met on Wednesday 12th October 2016 with 8 attendees representing the following organisations: Autism Berkshire, Dingley’s Promise, Parenting Special Children, Reading Families’ Forum, Reading Mencap, and Thumb’s Up Club. Apologies were received from Representatives from individuals representing […]