Reaching Families was first established in 2008 by parent-carers to “…empower, inform and support parents and families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in West Sussex”.  In addition to their one off  training workshops Reaching Families also deliver two very popular training courses –  Making Sense of it All Foundation Course and Making Sense of Wellbeing.

The Making Sense of it All Foundation Course covers

~ Coming to terms with and understanding your child’s diagnosis
~ Where to go for information and advice
~ Handling stress and building resilience
~ Getting support from other parents/carers
~ Accessing benefits and financial support
~ Getting support for your child at school
~ Accessing support through health & social care
~ Accessing other key services and opportunities in West Sussex 

They are running three Foundation courses next term, to book a free place on one of these, please visit our Eventbrite page by clicking on the relevant dates below 

Online evening course  – three sessions via Zoom
Wednesdays September 15th,  22nd  &  29th   7.30pm – 9.30pm

Two day course – Worthing Quakers Meeting House
Wednesdays October 13th &  20th  9.30am – 2.30pm

Online morning course – three sessions via Zoom
Wednesdays November 10th,  17th & 24th  10.30am – 12.30pm


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