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Kids First - Spring Term 2015

Thursday 15 January, 7.30pm to 10.30pm

Kids First “New Year” Line Dancing evening!with Janice from HotShots Line Dance Club. Come along, have fun & meet other parents. Free buffet & refreshments. Morden Assembly Hall, Tudor Drive/Lower Morden Lane, Morden, SM4 4PJ


Friday 23 January, 10am to 12pm

Working Families “Waving not Drowning” project with Janet Mearns, Disability Advisor. Working Families is a national charity dedicated to improving the work-life balance for anyone caring for a disabled child.

Information & advice about combining caring for your child & doing paid work, including childcare, finding work, flexible working, your right to time off, benefits & more…. at the Chaucer Centre, Room B, Canterbury Road, Morden, SM4 6PX


Tuesday 3 February, 10.30am to 1pm (lunch included)

Mental Capacity & Powers of Attorney explained with Philip Warford, Managing Director of Renaissance Legal.

If a person lacks the ability to make a decision then their mental capacity is questioned.

Philip will explain the principles around mental capacity &what you need to consider.

He will also talk about Powers of Attorney, the appointment of someone to make a decision on behalf of a person with a learning disability & how they can be used.

Chaucer Centre, Room B, Canterbury Road, Morden, SM4 6PX


Wednesday 25 February, 10am to 2pm (lunch included)

Need help with your child’s special educational needs? with Wendy Jenkins, Core Assets (Independent Supporters Service) & Chris Wilson, Merton’s SEN Information, Advice & Support Service (formerly Parent Partnership Service)

If you have problems with your child’s SEN, a statement, a transfer to a new EHC Plan, or requesting an assessment, come & find out how Wendy & Chris’s services can help. Plus meet some Independent Supporters who will be there to offer advice & support to parents. Come along & ask your questions.

Chaucer Centre, Room D, Canterbury Road, Morden, SM4 6PX


 Merton Mencap. Registered Office Address: The Wilson Hospital, Cranmer Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 4TP

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