Parent support days
Following on from our highly acclaimed parent workshops, Afasic England will be running a series of FREE parent self advocacy training days.
Feedback from parents
Find out what parents thought about our support days:
Feedback from parent training days in Liverpool and Manchester - March 2016 (129.7 KiB, 849 hits)
The workshops are designed to enable parents to understand their rights and how best to manage relationships with professionals in order to get the right support for their children and young people.
Upcoming dates in 2017:
28 March – Penrith (fully booked)
29 March – Newcastle (fully booked)
All workshops will be free – to include refreshments and lunch – and will run from 10am – 2pm.
Summer Starters Transition Scheme
Getting Ready for Secondary School, Afasic’s Summer Starters programme, supports young people experiencing speech, language and communication difficulties, with their transition to secondary schools across England.
Read about the 2016 programme
Afasic Summer Starters Transition Courses - August 2016 (352.5 KiB, 404 hits)
Schools needed for the 2017 programme
We are looking for secondary schools and Speech and Language Therapy Teams, to support Transition to Secondary, of Year 6 pupils.
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The overall aim of the programme is to have a positive impact on the lives of pupils, through three specific goals:
- for students to feel less anxious about transition
- to equip young people with skills to better manage the new secondary school environment
- to develop their friendship skills
And of course to enjoy socialising and playing active games!