Monthly Archives: November 2020

Information from our Virtual AGM 2020

**Updated 8/02/21 – added Q&A Responses from Jacky Forster and Laura Rogerson**

We held our AGM several weeks ago online for the 1st time ever!

Our Co-Chairs Mandy Dickson and Kate Walters shared the Chair’s report, updating members what the forum had been doing since the last AGM in June 2019. Click here to read the report in full.

We had guest speaker Oliver Jude join us, he is a 16 year old diagnosed with Autism and has an inspiring story to tell, about how he took control of his own EHCP and then set up his own clothing business up whilst still at school, you can find out more about his story by clicking here. Oliver also has his own YouTube show called the ‘OJ Show’. Feedback from our attendees included: ‘He was really inspiring!!’ and ‘was brill what an inspiration‘. Click here to check out his YouTube show.

Jacky Forster (Chair of the SEND Partnership) and Laura Rogerson (SEND Head of Service) also both attended. Thank you to all our members who submitted questions for Jacky & Laura. During the presentation they shared information and updates on the themes relating to the questions submitted and have committed to give full answers to the specific questions shortly. We will share the response as soon as we have it.

Please click here to see Jacky and Laura’s Presentation.

Please click here to read the responses to questions submitted by members.