Family Advice – Communication – Education

Turtle Opera Birmingham Project  

Turtle Opera is a drama and music project for 11-15 year old’s on the autism spectrum. Turtle Opera, free for all the participants, will be held over four days in February HALF-TERM. The workshops will be led by a professional composer and director, supported by a specialist pastoral team and music students.

‘Understanding your child with additional needs’

A new online course for parents.

This online course is for parents, relatives and friends of children who have a physical or learning disability, or may have autistic traits. In the UK, you may be within the SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) system. Some parents describe their child as differently abled, or neuroatypical.

E-DA : Emotion Disregulation in Autism

The mental health charity for autistic young people.



Click on the E-DA logo for details of events and contacts : 

Solihull Autism Support Groups

Please click HERE for a complete list of events, groups and activities.


Resources for Autism

Please click HERE for the Parent Support Group 2023 diary of events.



Witherslack Group

We are the leading provider of specialist education for children and young people with special educational needs.

For more information :




RNC Open Day

(Royal National College for the Blind)

Friday 27 January 2023 – 10am to 4pm

For prospective students and families who have a young person with a visual impairment.

An informative day where you can meet current students and staff, discuss funding, careers and transitions, explore the residential areas and find out about our campus’ academic and vocational programmes.

Read More & Book Here:



Marketing and Student Recruitment Team

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01432 376 621


Supported Internship Drop-In Event

Please find attached details of a drop in event at

Chelmsley Wood Library on Thursday 12th January, 3:00-7:00pm. 

The link for tickets is below.

This is suitable for parents/carers of students who might be interested in finding out more information about Supported Internships for young people aged 16-24 with an Education, Health Care Plan.

Our Voices Heard

A great chance for our young people with SEND to get together with other young poeple with SEND and chat in a safe space. 
A young person participation group for those with a SEND or disability between the ages of 0-25 living ar attending school in Solihull. It’s a chance to meet other young people with relaxation activities, art, garden-craft and a bit to eat. 
There will be time for you to chat about things important to you and what you would like to change.
Your voice should be heard.
When: Friday 24th February 2023
Time: 5:15pm until 7:30pm

Where: Dorridge Methodist Church, 103 Mill Lane Bentley Heath, Solihull, B93 8NY

There will be an area for parents and carer’s to chat and have a drink.

Please contact Damian/ Eli : [email protected]
or complete the following form: