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Caring for a child with learning difficulties

Wed 9 June, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Mindroom and VOCAL present this course for parent carers, to learn about the conditions and meet other carers.

Duration: 4 weeks (9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June)

Who is this online session for?
Parent carers who are caring for a child with learning difficulties. Mindroom define a learning difficulty as any learning or emotional problem that affects, or substantially affects a person’s ability to learn, get along with others and follow convention.

This event is open to carers residing or caring for a person in Edinburgh.

Outcomes of this online session

The course will cover the following:

  • Week 1 – Introduction to learning difficulties led by Mig Coup, Mindroom.
  • Week 2 – Support and services available to the child you care for led by Team Leaders of our Direct Help and Support Services, Lisa Ross and Kirsten Shield at Mindroom.
  • Week 3 – The impact of caring for a child with learning difficulties led by Aga Newsome, VOCAL.
  • Week 4 – Support and services available to parent carers led by Aga Newsome, VOCAL.

Delivered by
Jointly by Mindroom https://www.mindroom.org/ and VOCAL.

Online Instructions
This course will be delivered online. Details of how to join the meeting will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.


Wed 9 June, 2021
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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