Parent Rep Issue 5

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Autism-Friendly Screenings

Did you know that there are Autism-Friendly Film screenings being shown across the country?

This is a fantastic opportunity which makes anyone with autism feel more at ease. Why?

  • The volume will be turned down
  • Lights will be left on low
  • You can move around the cinema
  • You can take your own food and drink
  • There will be no trailers

See below for your nearest screening:-

Sunday 7th February - Cineworld's Autism Friendly Screening this month will be Goosebumps (PG) starting at 11am.

Hamilton Academical Football Club

Do you have experience working with children or young people with Additional Support Needs?

Hamilton Academical Football Club could be looking for you!

  • Hamilton Academical FC are starting a new year with an ASN youth football team; there will be two teams split up into age and ability groups.
  • Both football teams will be coached by Hamilton's own youth coaches

However, Hamilton are looking for volunteers to help support the children and young people.

If you or someone you know would be interested in this fantastic opportunity and like to find out more please contact

Do you have a child/young person who struggles to cope with new situations?

Did you know there was a website which helps to explain what to expect in new situations to help put children and young people more at ease?

This website can be very good if you are struggling to get your child to the doctors for example. Have a look for more ideas and explanations here.

Do you know someone with food allergies, intolerances, eczema or coeliac disease?

The SECC, Glasgow are holding 'The Allergy and Free From Show Scotland' from 19-20th March 2016.

At this event you will be able to:-

  • TASTE - food and drink
  • TRY - skin and hair care products
  • ENJOY - cooking classes
  • TALK - to consultant experts
  • ATTEND - free medical and lifestyle seminars

This event is family friendly with activities for children too.

Click the link below for FREE TICKETS saving a fantastic £7.50 per ticket!


Happy New Year to you all and see you in the next issue!