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Cumbernauld parents and careers invited to Parents Together 2013 event

Written by Scott Campbell.
 
 
 
 
 
Published at 16:00 GMT on Thursday, May 16th, 2013.

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CUMBERNAULD College’s Business and Conference Centre will host the latest event by Parents Together North Lanarkshire 2013.

The event is organised by ENABLE Scotland, and is funded jointly by ENABLE Scotland Cumbernauld and North Lanarkshire Council’s Community Grants Scheme.

The event will be for parents and carers of children and young people with additional support needs, and is being held on 30th May 2013 at Cumbernauld College’s Business and Conference Centre, from 9.30am – 1.30pm.  

“This is a drop-in event so you do not need to book a place unless you need childcare,” a spokesperson explained.

“Sign up for the workshops you are interested in on arrival - places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.”


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The event will include information stalls, refreshments, lunch and workshops, including Tricky Moments (understanding how to cope with challenging child behaviour); Understanding Autism; Visual Impairment and Learning Disability (RNIB).

The official event timetable is: 

9.30 - 10.00: Registration, refreshments, information stalls;
10.00 - 10.15: Event opened by Tommy Black, Chair of ENABLE Scotland Cumbernauld Branch;
10.15 - 11.15: Workshops (Tricky Moments; Understanding Autism; Visual Impairment and Learning Disability (RNIB) ;
11.15 - 11.45: Refreshments, and information stalls;
11.45 - 12.45: Workshops
12.45 - 13.30: Lunch and information stalls

For more information, interested people can contact Linda Whitmore on 07889456104, or, linda.whitmore@enable.org.uk. Alternatively, to book childcare, you should contact Diane Kirkhouse on 07889456187, or, diane.kirkhouse@enable.org.uk. 


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