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GPV Walk in Royal Greenwich Park

16 January, 2 February, 16 March, May 18th, June 29th
Always at 10am-11am, Meeting Point: Greenwich Park, Blackheath Gate
Walk with us around beautiful Royal Greenwich Park, find peace and companionship in this glorious natural space. The route is step-free and buggy accessible. We will end up at the Pavilion Cafe, where you may enjoy a hot drink on us!

'Embracing Diversity' Service

May 12th at 12-2pm
Woolwich Polytechnic, Hutchins Road, Thamesmead, SE28 8AT.
Hosted by the Greenwich Church Leaders, a service for families of children with special needs. 
Service followed by a free celebration lunch. Booking essential.

Book your family are tickets here http://gpv.eventbrite.co.uk

Mental Health and children with SEND
hosted by CAMHS' David Levey

Join us in a conversation with David Levy, Consultant Family Therapist with CAMHS, a senior clinician with years of experience working with children with ASD, ADHD and other special needs.

Book into any or all of these dates:

6 June: Understanding and managing anxiety
https://gpvmentalhealth_anxiety.eventbrite.co.uk

20 June: Understanding and managing challenging behaviour
https://gpvmentalhealth_challengingbehaviour.eventbrite.co.uk

4 July: Understanding and manging self-harming
https://gpvmentalhealth_selfharm.eventbrite.co.uk

Some of the topics we'll be discussing:

What these behaviours mean
Anxiety and sleep
Communicating with your child
Managing demand refusal
Strategies for parenting
The school and home contrast
Managing the meltdowns
First steps for worried parents

Refreshments - tea, coffee, cold drinks and cakes provided.

All events 9.45am-12noon

Metro GAVS, First Floor, Woolwich Equitable House
7 General Gordon Square, SE18 6FH

Free to attend but please book a ticket via Eventbrite

Click on links above or email info@greenwichparentvoice.com

School visits this term

GPV visit schools across the borough every term to host coffee mornings specifically for parents of children with special needs. You don’t need to have a statement or plan for your child to join us. We usually bring a guest speaker on a topic that’s relevant for example ASD Outreach, the SaLT service or a charities supporting parents and children with disabilities. Our meetings are relaxed, informal, chatty and we always make sure free refreshments are supplied!

23 April, 22 June, 13 July: Charlton Park Academy School, SE7: 10am Joining us will be art therapist Julie Watson and our touring free creative drop-in Knit Stitch and Make. Open to parents at CPA.
15 June: Millennium Primary School, SE10. Focus on ADHD. Open to all Greenwich parents. 
27 June: Willow Dene Primary School, SE18: 10.30am. Open to all Willow Dene parents