Visual Impairment Team: Summer newsletter 2024

The VI team have produced their summer newsletter for 2024. It has informaiton about social events, a competition and other news. For more information about the Visual Impairment Team, see their section on the Local Offer: Education and Childcare – Visual Impairment (VI) Team

British Sign Language Courses

The Hearing Impairment Team invite you to learn British Sign Language (BSL) at one of their courses. The courses run until June or July 2025. They are held at Kimberworth Place, Kimberworth Road, Rotherham, S61 1HE Information about the course content can be found in the Hearing Impairment Team section of the Local Offer: Education […]

Supported Internship Event

Wednesday 26th June, from 4pm to 7pm at Riverside House: The Employment Solutions team are hosting an information event for young people and providers interested in Supported Internships. The event will be held in the café area at Riverside House on Wednesday 26 June from 4pm to 7pm. Supported Internships are a great opportunity for […]

Extended 111 service will help those in mental health crisis in Rotherham

People living in Rotherham, Doncaster or North Lincolnshire will now be able to access urgent mental health support directly via NHS 111 at any time of the day or night. The local mental health crisis line, managed by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) can now be accessed via NHS 111 ‘select […]

SENSE: Spring newsletter 2024

SENSE have produced their first newsletter of 2024. It is packed full of news and activities they have been busy doing over the last few months.

Consultation on Autism Pre-Diagnosis Support

The Rotherham Parent Carer Forum are currently seeking families experience around pre-diagnosis support for autism. They are keen to hear from all families and young people aged 5 – 18 across South Yorkshire who are currently awaiting diagnosis or who have been diagnosed within the last 12 months to find out what has been beneficial […]

Rotherham Charter Gold Award Ceremony

On 23rd November 2023 Genuine Partnerships hosted the borough’s annual Gold Celebration event. They invited those schools and settings accredited or reaccredited with Charter Gold for their inclusive practice and co-production through the Four Cornerstones to be formally recognised and celebrated. This event took place at Gulliver’s Valley Resort. The Mayor of Rotherham presented certificates […]

National shortage of ADHD medication

The below message has been sent to Rotherham Head Teachers and SENCO’s on behalf of Rotherham ICB. Dear Head teacher and SENDCO Re. NATIONAL SHORTAGE OF ADHD MEDICATION As you may have heard in the press, there is currently a supply problem with a range of widely prescribed ADHD medication. This is a national issue […]

Rotherham Safe Space

Rotherham Safe Space will be open on Mondays from 23rd October 2023. The space is open from 6pm-midnight, Friday-Monday, offering hope and support for adults in crisis. To refer yourself, please call freephone 0808 175 3991 between 6-7pm on the night you want to visit. Do you want to refer someone you work with to […]