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We’ r eFi veRi ver sChi l dc ar e

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F i v eRi v er sF os t er i ngS er v i c ei spa r tofF i v e Ri v er sChi l dCa r eL t d, s etupi n1989t oma k ea pos i t i v ea ndl a s t i ngdi ffer enc et ot hel i v esof t hec hi l dr enwes uppor t . T hr oughour r es i dent i a l pr oper t i es , f os t er i nga ndeduc a t i on pr ov i s i onsa nda s s es s menta ndt her a pywor k , weofferapl a c ewher ec hi l dr ena ndy oung peopl ec a na c c es smul t i pl es er v i c est ohel p a ndena bl et hem t or ec ov er . I ns hor t , weput c hi l dr ena tt hehea r tofev er y t hi ngwedo.

Ourc a r i ng, c ommi t t eda nde x per i enc edf os t er c a r er swor ka spa r tofawel l s uppor t edt ea m, r ec ei v i nghi ghl ev el sofr egul a rt r a i ni nga nd r oundt hec l oc ka c c es st oonet oone s uper v i s i ngs oc i a l wor k er s .

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Wea c t i v el ypr omot epa r t i c i pa t i ona nda r e hugea dv oc a t esofc hi l dr ena ndy oungpeopl e ha v i ngav oi c ea ndbei ngl i s t enedt o.

We ’ r eaS oc i a l E nt er pr i s e( S E ) wi t has t r ong et hoswhi c hmea nswec a r epa s s i ona t el y a boutc r ea t i ngpos i t i v es oc i a l i mpa c ta nd c ons t a nt l yr ei nv es ti nouror ga ni s a t i ont o ens ur ewec ont i nuet os uppor tt hebes t pos s i bl eout c omesf orc hi l dr ena ndy oung peopl e .

Fi veRi ver sFos t er i ngSer vi c e Ourf os t er i ngs er v i c ewor k si npa r t ner s hi p wi t hours er v i c eus er s , c a r er s , l oc a l a ut hor i t i es , hea l t ha ndeduc a t i ons er v i c esa ndpa r ent st o hel pc hi l dr ena ndy oungpeopl ef eel s a f ea nd ha ppy . Dedi c a t edpl a c ementoffic er swor k t i r el es s l ywi t hs uper v i s i ngs oc i a l wor k er s , l oc a l a ut hor i t i esa ndf a mi l i est oens ur et hebes t pos s i bl ema mt c ha ndl ongt er m out c omea nd wet a k et het i met oens ur ewema t c ht he needsofourc hi l dr ena ndy oungpeopl ewi t h t hes k i l l sofourf os t erc a r er sa ndt ha tt hei r c ul t ur a l , phy s i c a l a ndemot i ona l hea l t hneeds a r ea l l met .

Wea r ededi c a t edt omeet i ngt he ps y c hol ogi c a l a ndemot i ona l wel l bei ngof c hi l dr ena ndy oungpeopl ei nc l udi ngt hos e whoha v emor ec ompl e xneeds .

Al s o, bei ngaS oc i a l E nt er pr i s ea ndc ompa ny whi c hha sa nes t a bl i s hedhi s t or yi nc hi l dr en’ s s er v i c es , under pi nnedbyas t r ong mul t i di s c i pl i na r yt ea m ofe x per t swhoc a n pr ov i dea ni nt egr a t eda ndt a i l or edoffert o c hi l dr enwi t hmor ec ompl e xneeds , wec a n t r ul ys a yt ha touruni quea ndi ndependent pos i t i ons et susa pa r tf r om ma nyot her or ga ni s a t i ons .

Nat i onal Reac h, Loc al Ser vi c es Weoper a t ea c r os sE ngl a nda ndwi t hours i s t er c ompa nyF i v eRi v er sI r el a nd, pr ov i del oc a l l y ba s eds uppor ts er v i c est oourf os t erc a r er s , c hi l dr en, y oungpeopl ea ndt hei rf a mi l i es t hr oughc hi l dc ent r edpr a c t i c es , dr i v enby r egi ona l offic ea nds uppor tt ea ms .


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Howc a ny ouhel pc hi l dr endea l wi t hc ha nge? Oneoft hebi gges tc ha ngesc hi l dr en e x per i enc ei smov i ngt os ec onda r y s c hool . Al ongwi t he x c i t ementma y c omea nx i et ya sc hi l dr ent a k et hos er s t s t epsi nt ot heunk nown. Wi l l Iti n?Wi l l I ma k ef r i ends ?Wha ti ft heol der c hi l dr enbul l yme?Ont opoft hi s , t hey f a c ewor r i esf r om a c a demi cpr es s ur e , puber t ya nds oc i a l medi a . Howc a nwes uppor tc hi l dr ena tt hi s t i meoft r a ns i t i on?Chi l dr ent hems el v es of t enc omeupwi t ht hebes ta ns wer s . T ha t ’ swhyc ha r i t yPa r t ner s hi pf or Chi l dr ena nd na nc i a l s er v i c es r m Wes l ey a nha v et ea medupt opubl i s ha newbook , Cur s eoft heNomed.T hi s or i gi na l s t or yi snotonl yagr ea tr ea d butt hei dea si ni tha v ec omef r omY ea r 8pupi l swhok nowe x a c t l yhowi tf eel s t os t a r ts ec onda r ys c hool .

Mor edet a i l sont hebook , i nc l udi ng f r eer es our c espa r ent sc a nus eov ert he s ummer , a r ea v a i l a bl eon www. c ur s eof t henomed. c o. uk 100%oft hepr ot sf r om t hebookwi l l got oPa r t ner s hi pf orChi l dr ent o s uppor tt hei rwor k , pr omot i ngpos i t i v e ment a l hea l t hf orc hi l dr eni nt heUK a nda r oundt hewor l d. T hei r pr ogr a mmes“ Zi ppy’ sF r i ends ” a nd “ Appl e ’ sF r i ends ” ha v ebenet t edmor e t ha n1. 7mi l l i onc hi l dr eni ns c hool s a r oundt hewor l d, i nc l udi ngov er 50, 000c hi l dr eni nt heUK. T hes e ev i denc eba s edpr ogr a mmeshel p c hi l dr ena ged59t oi mpr ov et hei r s oc i a l a ndc opi ngs k i l l sa ndboos tt hei r r es i l i enc e .

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Suppor t i ngyouraut i st i cpupi l s Aut i s mi sadev el opmentdi s abi l i t yt hataf f ec t speopl ef ort hei r whol el i v esf r om c hi l dhoodt hr ought oadul t hood.I fy ou’ r eaut i s t i c , y oumi ghtex per i enc et hewor l ddi f f er ent l yandc ans omet i mes f i ndc ommuni c at i ngandr el at i ngt oot her sc hal l engi ng.I t ’ sl i k e y ou’ r eget t i ngt oomuc hi nf or mat i onandi tc anmak edai l yl i f e ov er whel mi ng.Ther ear ear ound700, 000peopl ei nc l udi ng c hi l dr eni nt heUKl i v i ngwi t haut i s m -t hat ' smor et han1i n100. Asaneduc at or ,y oumaybef ami l i arwi t hs t udent sont heaut i s m s pec t r um andawar eoft hev ar y i ngex per i enc esofaut i s t i c s t udent si ny ourc l as s r oom.Someaut i s t i cs t udent s ' di f f i c ul t i es maynotbeobv i ousort heymaynotappeart of i tt hes amepr of i l e asot heraut i s t i cc hi l dr ent haty ouk now.Ev er yaut i s t i cper s oni s di f f er ent . Youar eak eyc omponenti nt hes uppor tnet wor kofc hi l dr enwi t h aut i s m di agnos i s ,y oumaybet hef i r s tt onot i c eaut i s t i ct r ai t si na c hi l d.TheNat i onal Aut i s t i cSoc i et ywant seduc at i onpr of es s i onal s t os t epi nt ot hewor l dofc hi l dr enwi t haut i s mt ounder s t andt hei r uni queneeds . My Wor l di st heNat i onal Aut i s t i cSoc i et y ’ sr es our c epr ogr amme, of f er i ngs uppor tf ort eac her sandeduc at i onpr of es s i onal s .The My Wor l dr es our c eof f er sr eal wor l dk nowl edgebas edon f i r s t handex per i enc e.I fy ouhav eanaut i s t i cs t udenti ny our c l as s ,y oumaynotk nowaboutt hemanys mal l way si nwhi c hy ou c anhel pt hem t ohav eabet t ert i meats c hool .Somet i mesi t ' sa l i t t l ebi toft her i ghtk i ndofex t r as uppor twhi c hc anmak eal l t he di f f er enc et os omeoneont heaut i s ms pec t r um whoi ss t r uggl i ng.

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