Monthly Archives: January 2021

Understanding Autism Workshop- What Autism means to you & your family.

A Workshop brought to you by North East & Cumbria Parent Carer Forums and the North Cumbria & North East Children & Young Peoples Network. This 2 hour session will focus on thinking about Autism, your child and your family life.We will briefly think about Autism and what that means to/for your child. We will […]

Contact and regional parent carer forum webinars and events links – Will be updated regular.

Upcoming events – Between January and February Contact have several morning and evening dates available for 1:1 confidential phone appointments for parent carers looking for a listening ear, reassurance and practical and emotional support at this difficult time, Click here for more information and to book Lots of new workshops added to Contacts website. Workshops […]

Virtual Zoom coffee mornings / evenings for Parents & Carers of Young people ages 0-25 with a disability or additional need.

ARTICLE UPDATED 02/6/2021 We are again planning some weekly virtual Zoom coffee mornings / evenings for Parents / Carers of Young people ages 0-25 with a disability or additional need. Grab a cuppa, have a chat and get some MCT goodies. We are hoping to have SENDIASS and will have breakout rooms incase anyone wants […]


OUR SURVEY HAS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR FILLING IT IN AND WE’LL BE IN CONTACT WITH THE SENSORY PACK WINNERS SOON. We need your help to correctly inform the Local Authority, Health and Social Care of what our lives have been like during lockdown. This information will help everyone to understand what […]

Literacy difficulties / Dyslexia survey.

Durham SEND and Inclusion service is putting together a document describing the work they do around literacy difficulties. To help, we would really appreciate your opinions on what information would be helpful to parents, and also your opinions on literacy difficulties / dyslexia. Please complete this Survey – Link here

MCT zoom Coffee, info and quiz evening

MCT Coffee, info and quiz evening.Grab a cuppa or beverage, let us know how you’re doing, ask any questions and take part in our quiz to win a prize Pre register in advance here