Welcome to Somerset Parent Carers Forum
Welcome to our website. Please take a look around our site, through our guides and what we are here to achieve.If you like what you see then we would love for you to join our Forum.
It is Down Syndrome awareness week March 20 - 26 2017
Watch this video, as this year the focus is on listening and allowing those with down syndrome to really be heard and understood. Their voice matters too!
Our usefull resources are growing!!
Check out the tab in the Finding Your Way section of our site to see usefull links and apps available to help both families and professionals.
Somerset Parent Carer Forum works with many organisations!!
To see which ones we work closely with, why don't you check out our 'Working in partnership' page under the 'About us' tab.
Latest News and events from Ups and Downs!!
Please go to the Ups and Downs page in the Events menu to find out more.
Please see our Events page for up and coming major events and meeting dates.
Remember our Wednesday coffee mornings are held from 10-12 during term times. To double check the dates please see our 'Events' page.
New Events and updates (latest Autism friendly cinema viewings updated regularly).
Check out the other organisations that have things going on in Somerset
We like to help promote events planned by organisations we work alongside, and these will be shown on the drop down menu under Events.
Also we are regularly updating our useful links page, which can be found under the 'Finding Your Way' tab at the top of this page. If you are an organisation in Somerset that has something to offer families with children from 0 to 25 that have a special need and/or a disability, and would like to be added to this page, please contact us.
Engagement & Participation Team
The latest newsflash from the SEND and Engagement & Participation teams is now available to download.
We would like to thank the Somerset Community Foundation For funding our Training sessions for Parent Carers' this year
As part of our commitment to support and help the SEND community, we have been successful in securing funding to provide training events over this next school year.
This includes Inclusive Communication (STC), Sleep Workshop, Contact a Family understanding SEND, & First Aid.
Details will be put in the "Parent Carer Events" section and news letters when they become available to book.