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Welcome to School for Parents
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Concerned about your child's mobility or communication skills?
Are you a parent with a disabled child?
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We hold regular events to help all of those who matter to us most
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£10one timeCould buy a fabulous book to aid pre-reading skills
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£15one timeCould buy a new 'app' for our 2 i-pads to support assisted communication
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£20one timeWould pay for an hour of Speech Therapy for children with Down syndrome
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£5a monthBuys bubbles to aid communication skills in speech therapy sessions

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10 hours ago
We're really pleased to be able to announce officially (at last!) that we have a new permanent manager here at School for Parents to keep us all in order! Nathalie Bailey-Flitter takes up her post on 5 September bringing a wealth of Early Years experience and tons of other amazing skills with her. Nathalie also ran the London Marathon for our charity in April and helped us more recently with the M&S bag-pack. In the meantime, our interim manager, Claire Richmond, is doing a fantastic job!
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11 hours ago
Gloworm Festival 20th and 21st August Just have a look what's on the main stage over the two days - there's so much to choose from! There are still a few camping slots available if your little ones want to see them all! School for Parents is Gloworm's nominated charity so by attending and having fun, you are also helping us. Check out their website: http://glowormfestival.co.uk/news-blog/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GlowormFestival/
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Not content with helping on our Cherub's Ball 'committee' - our amazing mum, Heather Anthony, is also taking on the tough 'Race the Train' event in Wales on 20 August with her friend Lucy Rose for School for Parents! Please give them a helping hand if you can, it sounds pretty daunting to us! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Heather-and-Lucy?utm_id=13
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The Newman Holiday Trust offer holidays to disabled children aged 0-16 and their families at various locations within the UK . For info ; http://www.newmantrust.org/holidays
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If you're looking for some fun in for sun today our friends at The Goose At Gamston are having their 11th charity fun day today raising funds for Centre Neonatal Transport . Sfp were fortunate to be the chosen charity 4 years ago ;) We wish Karen , Nikki and the team lots of luck . https://m.facebook.com/events/100729217005487/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A29%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3A%22event_aggregate%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&ref=m_notif¬if_t=event_aggregate¬if_id=1469262214544324
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Do you have any old football boots you'd like to donate and help support Sfp ? For each pair of football boots donated Field Sport Management will re sell each pair for £5 ! Thanks to Edwalton Cavaliers FC coach Adrian Churchett for nominating our charity to Richard Hipkiss from Field Sport Management who has set up two collection points at the below venues in Clifton and Rushcliffe Leisure Centre - or alternatively drop them into Sfp . http://www.nottinghamfitness.co.uk/#NottinghamGym http://www.nottinghamfootballcentre.co.uk http://www.fieldsportsmanagement.co.uk/contact.html
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3 days ago
In case you were wondering what it's all about. Gloworm Festival - the intro! And remember, School for Parents benefits from every ticket purchased :) https://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=D4j_yeSVGo4&u=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DonVLW3Z0WoU%26feature%3Dplayer_embedded
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It was a bit of an emotional Trustee meeting today as we said goodbye to Caroline Newton who has been a Trustee of School for Parents for the past 15 years (and our Chair of Trustees for 5 years). Caroline said: "Today I said goodbye to the Board of School for Parents, a trustee for 15 years and Chair for the last five, where did those years go!! I'm sad to be farewelling friends but its good to leave the charity with a strong team in place. Thanks to everybody who has made working with the School such a pleasurable experience. All you guys...the Board, staff, parents. and of course, the children, have made it a joy:) Good luck with it all xxx." Caroline, we will miss you and thank you for your dedication and unstinting commitment to our charity. We wish you every success in the development of your centre in Kenya supporting disabled children - https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Kianjai-Kenya-172564439483084/ For details of our Board of Trustees and our new Chair, Tony Bates, please visit our website - http://www.schoolforparents.org/school-for-parents-board-of-trustees

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‘I was delighted to be asked to support School for Parents. What inspires me is that every day each of the children overcomes huge obstacles, learning to do things most of us take for granted – they don’t realise it though; to them it’s all fun!  

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