Webinars and Events

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What’s coming up?

‘Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds: Empowering children and young people to take charge of their health and medical needs’

Hosted by – Books Beyond Words

About – Join them to find out how schools are using resources to support pupils’ understanding, acceptance and management of a wide variety of health issues and medical conditions.

When – Wed 20th October, 2021 at 3.30pm

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‘Supporting people to use technology: an introduction to a new toolkit’

Hosted by – Learning Disability England, The Open University and SeeAbility

About – Jane Seale from the Open University and Veronica Mulenga from SeeAbility will introduce participants to a new freely available toolkit that they have developed in collaboration with Creating Connections Project members.

When – Tue 19 October, 2021 at 10am

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‘RSE: Meeting the needs of learners with SEND’

Hosted by – Books Beyond Words

About – Join their panel as they consider the actions schools might need to take to make their RSE curriculum accessible to all; and share how the use of Books Beyond Words resources is helping both mainstream and special schools deliver their RSE curriculum.

When – Wed 22nd September, 2021 at 3.30pm

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‘Introduction to advocacy Part 2’

Hosted by – Sibs

About – Join them for this session to put your advocacy skills into practice with Liz Wilson (Lead Family Consultant) and Annie Fergusson (Associate Family Consultant), Dimensions. It’s a bonus if you attended Advocacy Part 1, but not essential.

When – Mon 13 Sept, 2021 at 7pm to 8.30pm

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‘No labels, no walls digital festival’

Hosted by – Citizenfest

About – Join them in creating art, culture and action together with people and organizations from around the world. A world with No Labels No Walls collaborates together to connect diverse populations, to share best practices and learn new techniques.

When – Wed 25th and Thurs 26th Aug, 2021

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‘Virtual Book Club: Storytelling through Pictures’

Hosted by – Books Beyond Words

About – A virtual community to discuss topics that are essential to wellbeing. The clubs are led by a trained facilitator, using their stories as a launchpad for discussion, and give readers – as well as their carers, family, and friends – an opportunity to share their feelings and perspectives.

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