Our drop-in Parent Support Groups in Fife are up and running again with dates from September to November 2018 just announced. We also have several parent/carer information events under our Transitions project during early autumn 2018.

Our eight week Parent Therapeutic Support Group in Edinburgh (for which all 8 weeks attendance is expected once enrolled) is currently full. Have a look at our Facebook post for it here and please get in contact if you would like to register interest for future groups.

Below you’ll find our upcoming Transition events for parents and carers of young people aged 14+ (you are welcome to attend if your child is younger than this or has already been through Transition as you may still find the content useful).

Transition from secondary – supporting your young person with AUTISM

Change can be positive too – ideas to support your young person with Autism as during Transition from secondary:
A chance to hear from Charlene Tait of Scottish Autism, and discuss with other parents positive ways to support your child through times of change.

Original date of Wednesday 19th September postponed due to Storm Ali and associated weather warnings.
WE WILL UPDATE YOU WITH NEW DATE ASAP

from 7pm to 9pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL – you can sign up for this or any of the Transition events here online (it will take approx 5 minutes)
Alternatively you can CALL US on 0800 031 5793, Option 1 then 1

Your child legally becomes an adult at aged 16 – could Guardianship help secure their future rights? And SDS and other Benefits

Your child becomes an ADULT in the eyes of the law aged 16:
A chance to hear from Stewart Dunbar of Blackadders Solicitors about what Guardianship could offer you and your child.
And Self-directed Support and other Benefits – with guest speaker Rebecca Allen from Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

from 7pm to 9pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL – you can sign up for this or any of the Transition events here online (it will take approx 5 minutes)
Alternatively you can CALL US on 0800 031 5793, Option 1 then 1

Events detailed below have already taken place.

If you are interested in a topic covered then register your interest by emailing us, or revisit this page for details of future events.

Education – your child’s rights at Transition from Secondary

Education and your child’s rights at Transition:
a chance for you to hear what support should be available for your child. Iain Nisbet, a consultant solicitor with a background in rights of children with Additional Support Needs will present the event and take questions.

This event HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on Wednesday 5th September 2018.

Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.


Wills and Trusts: tackling the worry
Download the Wills and Trusts Transitions 2018 poster here.

This event HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on Tuesday 20th February 2018,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.

Changing Days: possible provision with Garvald and Upward Mobility (UPMO)
Download the Changing Days, Possible Provision, Transitions 2018 poster here.

This event HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on Tuesday 27th February 2018,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place.
Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.


Continuing Education: what Edinburgh College offers
Download the Right Direction – Continuing Education Transitions 2018 poster here.

This event HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on the rescheduled date of Tuesday 20th March 2018,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place.
Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.


Fun and Leisure: ideas for getting out with Get2Gether and Gig Buddies
Download the Fun and Leisure, Ideas for Getting Out, Transitions 2018 poster here.

This event HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on Tuesday 13th March 2018,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place.
Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.


Staying strong in times of change
Download the Staying Strong Transitions 2018 poster here.

This is a past event and HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on Tuesday 6th February 2018,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place.

Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.


Powers of Attorney and Guardianship
Download the Guardianship Transitions 2018 poster here.

This is a past event and HAS ALREADY TAKEN place on Tuesday 30th January 2018.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN EVENING EVENT AT BRAIDBURN SCHOOL – ALL PARENTS/CARERS FROM ELSEWHERE ALSO WELCOME

from 7pm to 9pm
at Braidburn School, 107 Oxgangs Rd N, Edinburgh EH14 1EDS.

This event has taken place.

Please come back to this page in the future for more events, or email us to register your interest in this topic being repeated.


PIP, Benefits and Self-Directed Support

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT (due to take place on Tues 21st Nov) HAS BEEN POSTPONED – A NEW DATE WILL BE PUBLICISED SHORTLY.

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.


Staying strong in times of change

This event took place on Wednesday 29th March 2017,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.


Getting it right for the future: housing options

This event took place on Wednesday 23rd March 2017,

from 10:30am-15:30pm,

at the Hanover Conference Centre, 95 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NS.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.

Autism, ADHD and Tourettes, Life after school: a European perspective

This event took place on Wednesday 1st March 2017,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.
Right Direction 2016/17 Wills and Trusts poster
Wills and Trusts
This event took place on Thursday 23rd February 2017,

from 10:30am-12:30pm (registration at 10:00am, with optional free lunch at 12:30pm-13:00pm)

at the offices of Gillespie Macandrew, 5 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8EJ.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.

Challenging Behaviour
This event took place on Wednesday 8th February 2017,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Kindred head office, 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.

 

Fife Events

Linda and Lindsay from our Fife Team

There are currently no upcoming one-off events in Fife, but there may be parent support groups running: take a look at Fife Parent Support Group page for more info.
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This event is now FULL. Please keep an eye out on this page, and our Facebook for news of future events:

ASL in school…need help with your child’s education?

This event took place on Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Rothes Halls, Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5NX.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.
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This event is now FULL.  Please keep an eye out on this page, and our Facebook for news of future events:

Challenging Behaviour

This event took place on Tuesday 31st January 2017,

from 10:30am-12:30pm,

at the Rothes Halls, Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5NX.

This event has taken place. Please come back to this page in the future for more events.