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 ERVIP and FISH Careers Event 2017

For young people with additional needs aged 14 – 25 and their parent carers.

This year’s careers event will focus on the opportunities available for young people when they have left school.

·         The event will provide you with a chance to gain information about work experience, employment, further education, activities and many more services available to young people with additional needs after leaving school.

·         There will be activities for young people to take part in and enjoy socialising with other young people.

·         A chance to meet other parent carers and young people and gather information about services available to your family and how they can support you.

·         An opportunity to enjoy a relaxed day with pampering included.

Light refreshments will be provided, including tea, coffee and soft drinks.

Date: Monday 23 October 2017

Time: 1.30pm till 7.00pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Tickton Grange Hotel, Main Street, Tickton, Beverley, HU17 9SH

Contact: To book, or for more information call FISH (01482) 396469 or email fish@eastriding.gov.uk Please book by Monday 2 October 2017 stating any transport, and childcare needs. Limited places – book early to avoid disappointment!


Email: sendiass@eastriding.gov.uk

Tel: (01482) 396469



ERVIP are changing their name to: East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum (EYPCF).

Email: sjwervip@hotmail.co.uk

Tel: 078183676941


FISH and SENDIASS bulletin

You can view the latest bulletin below:

FISH and SENDIASS Bulletin 06 October 2017

LOOK AHEAD Newsletter

You can view the latest newsletter below:

LOOK AHEAD Newsletter October 2017 (pdf 19,789kb opens in new window)

For information about LOOK AHEAD and to register with the service, please visit the LOOK AHEAD page or contact the SENDIASS team via the FISH helpline:

Tel: (01482) 396469

Email: sendias@eastriding.gov.uk

Autism Jigsaw news

 Autism Awareness Courses 

Seminars are open to all parents and professional/practitioners.
Courses are for those parents whose child has a diagnosis. Please note that it is expected that parents attend the first course - Exploring Autism Course.

For information on the Autism courses/seminars listed below and to book your place:

 Contact Technical Support Officers Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on:

Tel: (01482) 392254

Email: scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk

Autism Seminar

The seminar is open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions, including:

What is Autism?

How Autism affects social communication

How sensory differences can affect a person with Autism

Strategies to support people with Autism.

Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Time: 10am – 2.3pm - tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch for the mid day break.

Venue: Marshlands Children’s Centre, Hall Road, Goole, DN14 4UE

Autism Spectrum and Speech, Language and Communication Needs Information sessions for parents

Cath Murdoch, one of the East Riding Local Authority’s Inclusion Practitioners for Autism and Speech, Language and Communication Needs is leading three information sessions for parent carers being held at Keyingham Primary School. Your child does not need to go to the school to attend the following sessions. 

If you would like to attend one of these sessions please email the school with your name and contact number so the school know how many adults will be attending.
Venue: Keyingham Primary School, Russell Drive, Keyingham, HU12 9RU
Contact: keyingham.primary@eastriding.gov.uk

Managing anger for children on the Autism Spectrum or with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

Date: Tuesday 28 November
Time: 6:00 – 8:15pm

Sensory needs of children on the Autism Spectrum or with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

Date: Wednesday 7 February
Time: 6:00 – 8:15pm

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T.Y.L.E.R - Making A Difference

The Young Leaders of East Riding

T.Y.L.E.R is a group of young people who want to ensure all children and young people who have a disability, learning difficulty or health need get their voices heard!!

If you have a passion for making a difference to other people's lives, T.Y.L.E.R is the group for you!!

Come along to our meetings and meet other young people with similar interests. For an opportunity to socialise, share stories and experiences, make new friends and have fun!

T.Y.L.E.R Aims and Priorities:

Gather views of young people across the East Riding about services available to them.

Engage with professionals to improve services and outcomes for children and young people with additional needs.

Feedback views to professionals about education, bullying, activities available and much more.

Give young people a chance to build a social network.


T.Y.L.E.R meet every three months on the first Tuesday of that month, we are also starting to hold relaxed drop in sessions. 

For more T.Y.L.E.R information or to join our group check out our website:

T.Y.L.E.R website (external website)

Alternatively please contact:

Tel: (01482) 396469 or 07452 100638

Email: fish@eastriding.gov.uk

ERVIP and FISH Parent Carer Event Resources

Future in Mind - promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people's mental health and wellbeing - East Riding of Transformation Plan (pdf 3mb, opens in new window)
Resources and ideas (pdf 41kb, opens in new window)

Education and Inclusion presentation (pdf 1006kb, opens in new window)
The Role of the behaviour Support Team Parent  leaflet ( pdf 166kb, opens in new window) 

Positive Activity Grant (PAG) 2018

East Riding Voluntary Action ( ERVAS) is pleased to announce that it is continuing its work with East Riding of Yorkshire Council to support those voluntary and community groups applying for the Positive Activity Grant (PAG), helping them to develop and maintain robust safeguarding children policies and procedures.

It is a requirement of the PAG application process that all applicants are accredited with the ERVAS Fit For Purpose scheme and in regard to the next round of PAG for 2018/19, all applicants must have completed their accreditation by 31 October 2017 in order to be eligible to apply.

All future recipients of a PAG award must also ensure that any existing accreditation is still valid on 31 March 2018.

Positive Actitivies Grant 2018 - Application procedure ( word 52kb, opens in new window)

For further information or support with the ERVAS Fit for Purpose Accreditation contact:

Detty Tyler

Tel: (01482) 871077

email: detty@ervas.org.uk

Page last updated: Tuesday, 17 October 2017