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ERVIP and FISH Evening Parent Carer Event

‘Caring for Carers’

For parent carers of children and young people with additional needs aged 0 - 25 years.
A chance to meet other parent carers and gather information about services available to your family. An opportunity to participate in informative workshops and enjoy a relaxed day with pampering included.
A buffet will be provided, including tea, coffee.

Date: Tuesday 9 May 2017

Time: 5pm – 8.30pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Tickton Grange Hotel, Tickton, Beverley, HU17 9SH

Contact: To book, or for more information call FISH (01482) 396469 or email fish@eastriding.gov.uk

Please book by Monday 24 April 2017 stating any transport, and childcare needs. Limited places – book early to avoid disappointment!


Tel: (01482) 396469

Email: sendiass@eastriding.gov.uk


ERVIP are currently updating their website www.ervip.org and would appreciate your opinion as to whether they should take this opportunity to change the Name and Logo of the parent carer forum. Please help us by completing the short survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GTJNKW6

Karen Askham from SEND KARMA Huddersfield will be delivering a workshop to cover

  • Carer’s Assessment
  • Communicating well
  • Personal Independence Payment PIP 

Date: Wednesday 10 May 2017
Time: 10am – 2pm (Refreshments and lunch included)
Venue: Marshlands Children’s Centre, Hall Road, Old Goole, DN14 5UE

Annette Benstead from SEND Consultancy Service Ltd will be delivering a workshop on Outcomes to cover:
·    The four key statutory principles that must be reflected in the preparation and content of the Education, Health and Care Plan.
·    Group Exercise in what makes good outcomes
·    The relationship between outcomes being met and the decision to cease to maintain the Education, Health and Care Plan.
·    The role of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal in addressing outcomes.
Date: Tuesday 16 May 2017
Time: 10am – 2pm (Refreshments and lunch provided)
Venue: Lairgate Hotel, 30-34 Lairgate, Beverley, HU17 8EP

Contact: For more information about the ERVIP workshops and to book your place please contact Karen on

Tel: (01262) 678283

email: sjwervip@hotmail.com
email: allyervip@hotmail.com

Freedom Activity Support Payment (FASP) 2017-18

Applications for FASP for the year 2017-18 will be accepted from 3 April 2017 to 30 June 2017. Any applications received after the 30 June 2017 will not be considered.

For further information about FASP, including the eligibility criteria, payment process and to find out how to obtain an application form, please visit the Freedom Activity Support Payment (FASP) 2017-18 page.


FISH and SENDIASS bulletin

You can view the latest bulletin below:

FISH and SENDIASS Bulletin 20 April 2017

LOOK AHEAD Newsletter

You can view the latest newsletter below:

 LOOK AHEAD Newsletter March 2016

For information about LOOK AHEAD and to register with the service, please visit the LOOK AHEAD page or contact the SENDIASS team via the FISH helpline:

Tel: (01482) 396469

Email: sendias@eastriding.gov.uk

Autism Jigsaw news

 Autism Awareness Courses 

Seminars are open to all parents and professional/practitioners.
Courses are for those parents whose child has a diagnosis or is waiting to go to the Social and Communication Difficulties Panel. Please note that it is expected that parents attend the first course - Exploring Autism Course.

For further information on any of the Autism courses/seminars and to book your place on the following seminar or course:

 Contact Technical Support Officers Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on:

Tel: (01482) 392254

Email: scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk

Autism Seminar – Sensory Needs Seminar

The seminar is open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions, including;

- What is Autism?
- How Autism affects social communication
- How sensory differences can affect a person with Autism
- Strategies to support people with Autism
Venue: Market Weighton Children’s Centre, Mount Pleasant CE VC Junior School, Princess Road, Market Weighton YO43 3BY
Date: Tuesday 9 May 2017
Time: 10 am to 2.30 pm (tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch for the mid- day break)

Exploring Autism Course

For parents of children aged under 7 years with a diagnosis of autism. This programme is a six week course and is designed to:
•    increase parents understanding of Autism Spectrum Conditions.
•    help parents develop their knowledge on how a child on the Autism Spectrum experiences the world and what drives their behaviour.
•    guide parents through practical strategies they can use with children.
•    direct parents to relevant Autism Spectrum Condition resources.
•    give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents who have had similar experiences and to gain support and learn from each other.
Dates: Monday 5th June 2017, Monday 12th June 2017, Monday 19th June 2017,
Monday 26th June 2017, Monday 3rd July 2017, Monday 10th July2017
Time: 1pm to 3.15pm
Venue: Howden Children’s Centre, First Floor, Howden Multi-service Centre, 69 Hailgate, Howden, DN14 7SX
There are a maximum of 12 places available which are allocated as 2 per family
(other courses will be offered at various locations and session times during the school year).

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T.Y.L.E.R - Making A Difference

The Young Leaders of East Riding

Hi we are Corey, Ellie, Hannah, Verity, Cara and Emilio.

We are the steering group of young people.

We want to make sure all children and young people who have health needs, learning difficulties or have a disability get their voices heard!!

We have been doing research so that we can gain the views of young people and build a bigger network that works well for all of us whatever our needs might be. We would like to thank everyone that has completed the questionnaire, the results have been analyzed and we now have new members!

T.Y.L.E.R are always welcoming new members, so if you would like to join us please go to our website below and click on the join us tab. The more people that join us the louder our voices will be!

For more T.Y.L.E.R information check out our website:

T.Y.L.E.R website (external website)

Alternatively please contact FISH on:

Tel: (01482) 396469

Email: fish@eastriding.gov.uk

ERVIP and FISH Parent Carer Event Resources

Future in Mind - promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people's mental health and wellbeing - East Riding of Transformation Plan (pdf 3mb, opens in new window)
Resources and ideas (pdf 41kb, opens in new window)

Education and Inclusion presentation (pdf 1006kb, opens in new window)
The Role of the behaviour Support Team Parent  leaflet ( pdf 166kb, opens in new window)