Category Archives: "General"

30 Aug, 2016

Issue 37- September ‘16

Welcome to Special Voices Special Voices is a group of parent/carers of children, young people & adults with disabilities/additional needs. We are all volunteers working in partnership with the Slough Children’s Services Trust and voluntary organisations to help shape and develop future services in Slough through participation and co-production where all of your views are […]

23 Aug, 2015

August Newsletter

Information/Training sessions for all carers in Slough Free parking and refreshments Please book your place on any, or all of these information sessions by contacting us on: 07990693439 or SCVS on: 01753 524176 1. Practical Matters: Bereavement on 13th August 2015. 10.00am – 11.30am @ Cippenham Baptist Church, Classroom 3, Elmshott Lane, Slough, SL1 5QS […]

23 Aug, 2015

JULY NEWSLETTER

Summer is nearly here, and the school holidays!!!! Slough Family Information Service have produced a booklet on activities that are happening in Slough, they have copies and so do we just contact either of us or come to one of our drop in events. It is also available on their website. Slough Family Information Service […]

23 Aug, 2015

June Newsletter

Special Voices were honoured with the prestigious 2015 Queens Award for voluntary service The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work in their communities. The awards were created in 2002 to celebrate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee and winners are announced each […]

12 Aug, 2014

Participation Day

  PARTICIPATION DAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2014 10AM – 1.30PM This is your opportunity to tell us your views and experiences in a way that suits you, anonymously of course. We particularly want to know what short breaks you received, or didn’t during the six week school holiday 2014. Refreshments and a light lunch provided at Friends Meeting House. […]

8 Jul, 2014

Day activities for you and your children

Getting out and about and doing the activities that all families enjoy is important for children with autism. It is also important for their brothers and sisters. The following attractions have been recommended to us, and many offer concessions to visitors with special needs. If there are any attractions you particularly like and would recommend […]

8 Jul, 2014

New summer school for students with autism

The prospect of leaving home to live independently may be daunting enough for most 17 and 18 year olds preparing to go to university this autumn. But for students with autism, these challenges are magnified considerably. Struggling to cope with change and transition, many young people on the autism spectrum find themselves deterred from applying. […]

8 Jul, 2014

Dr Stephen Shore to headline relationships conference

Dr Stephen Shore, Assistant Professor of Special Education at Adelphi University will be giving a keynote presentation at our Autism and Relationships, Puberty and Sexuality conference on 9 July in Nottingham. Dr Shore’s presentation will cover: Relationships and sexuality for people with autism: a lifespan approach to reaching a greater understanding. The conference will discuss […]