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Amaze joins the Disabled Children’s Partnership for ‘Secret Life of Us’ campaign

16 April 2018

Amaze is a now a proud member of the Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP) - a  coalition of 60 o...

English not your first language? SIS volunteer linguists can help you contact Amaze or access our services

5 April 2018

If so, Sussex Interpreting Services (SIS) offer drop-in sessions on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each ...

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SEND Tribunal: national trial to include health and social care recommendations in EHCP appeals

On Tuesday 3rd April, the government launched a national trial that extends the powers of the First-...

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Give your views and experiences on exclusion to new review by 6th May

3 April 2018

The government announced in March that they were taking a range of steps to try to improve the educa...

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SEND West Hub special school to be named ‘Hill Park’

20 March 2018

The new special school hub in the west of the city will be called Hill Park, head teacher Rachel Bur...

Events

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Rocket Artists present Art by Johnny: exploring inclusive curation

2 Apr 2018 until 29 Apr 2018

Free exhibition throughout April featuring art by young autistic artist Johnny Carroll-Pell, with a programme of events including a talk by his parents, Amaze patrons Henry Normal and Angela Pell, about their new book “A Normal Family”, a talk by autistic adult Ros Blackburn, and more.

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Amazing Futures - peer supporter volunteer training

17 Apr 2018 until 8 May 2018

We’re looking for young people 18+ with and without SEND to volunteer to support young people aged 14+ with SEND through our Amazing Futures peer support project – free training provided.

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Whitehawk coffee morning for parent carers - Extratime and Family Fund

26 Apr 2018

Monthly coffee morning for parent carers in Whitehawk. This month’s workshop is on Extratime and the Family Fund.

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Being Autistic - a free Amaze talk by Simon Smith

26 Apr 2018

NOW FULLY BOOKED. A free talk at Amaze by Simon Smith – a young autistic man – about what being autistic is like for him, plus tips from him and his mum on how to support people with autism, and a Q&A.

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Patcham House School celebration - looking back

13 Jul 2018

Patcham House will be closing this summer, and are holding an event in July to celebrate the end of an era. If you have memories you’d be willing to share for their word cloud retrospective, please contact the school.

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LATEST – Newsletter March 2018

Contents: Universal Credit; Peer Supporters; Day in the life of a Family Practitioner; F2F parent groups; Brighton Table Tennis club; PaCC Champions; special school and budget changes and more…

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