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SEND Home to School Transport | Information Sessions June 2019

Published 13 June 2019

Buckinghamshire County Council is holding information sessions for parents and carers of students aged 16 to 18 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The sessions provide further information on the new distance and charging band fees being introduced from September 2019, including financial assistance and support.…

Make a Noise in Libraries fortnight | Services and Activity Available

Published 11 June 2019

2 to 15 June 2019 is Make a Noise in Libraries fortnight. It’s a time to encourage accessibility and inclusivity for all blind and partially sighted people in libraries. Here are more resources available to help those who are blind and partially sighted. Buckinghamshire Libraries…

Band Runner | Interactive online safety game by CEOP

Published 20 May 2019

Thinkuknow, the education programme from NCA-CEOP, have released an online game called Band Runner helping 8 to 10-year-olds learn how to stay safe from the risks they might encounter online. Play Band Runner Advice for other ages  Thinkuknow has six websites each for different ages providing advice…

International Day of Families | 15 May 2019

Published 14 May 2019

Families—both traditional and non-traditional—are the foundation of society. Some of the most formative years of our lives are spent growing up with our families, so they should be celebrated! And today we do just that. Founded by the United Nations in 1994, The International Day…

World Mental Health Week | 13 to 19 May 2019

Published 13 May 2019

Mental Health Awareness week will take place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. It is a campaign to raise awareness of Mental Health and support for better mental health.  The theme for 2019 is Body Image – how we think and feel about…

World Autism Awareness Week | 1 to 7 April

Published 26 March 2019

Autism is much more common than many people think. Around 700,000 people are on the autism spectrum in the UK –more than 1 in 100. Most health and social care professionals will encounter clients, family members or colleagues who have autism so it is important…

Children's Short Breaks Strategy for 2018 to 2022

Published 08 February 2019

The new Children's Short Breaks strategy for 2018 to 2022 is now available. This document tells you how Buckinghamshire County Council want short breaks to help disabled children and young people. It also tells you how short breaks can support parents, carers and families.  View the Children's Short…

BucksConnected: A Wellbeing project for Young People

Published 05 February 2019

What is Bucksconnected Bucksconnected is a Youth Service project which helps 11 to 19 year olds(up to 25 years with a disability) develop emotional resilience, social and independence skills. The small group work project explores issues such as emotional intelligence and resilience, identity, relationships, risky…

Making it easier to search by age

Published 23 January 2019

As  a result of user feedback, we are adding more age groups to our website to make it easier to find the most suitable activities, services and organisations for you and your family. As you are searching the website, you may see more age groups…

K'Bro | Emotional Resiliency App for Young People

Published 18 January 2019

Have you heard of K'Bro? K'Bro is an Emotional Resiliency App for Young People. Basically, K'Bro is a safe place and game where you can express how you are feeling and support others too. You can join tribes which are anonymous online communities. The What's up…