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The Mayor’s Charity

December 5th, 2017|

Thursday 30th November saw a charity curry night in aid of the Mayor’s two chosen charities: Embrace and Rebourne Corner.

A fabulous time was had by all at K2 Curry House, with wonderful food and a fabulous Elton John tribute act getting everyone up and dancing.

There are a few extra photos and videos of the event […]

Mayor’s Charity of the Year

November 28th, 2017|

We are so lucky and very pleased that Mayor of Eastbourne, Councillor Pat Hearn, has chosen Embrace to be one of her charities this year. The Mayor has hosted a number of events already, with two taking place last week. On Saturday, 18th November, there was a swimathon in the Sovereign Centre.

On Sunday 19th November, […]

Why Make a Mess?

August 21st, 2017|

Whilst researching ideas for the new Embrace “The Big Messy Play” sessions I stumbled across a fab website called www.creativeconnectionsforkids.com

I had been thinking of how to explain to you all why I think messy play is so important and this paragraph on the landing page summarises the importance beautifully:-

When engaged in sensory play children use […]

Filling an Appeal – SENDIST Law

June 5th, 2017|

On the 4th July our very own Rebecca Whippy will be running a workshop on filing a SENDIST appeal from application through to hearing. This workshop will be outlining which different forms you will need to be aware of, where to get them from and how to fill them out. There will be a section on drafting your […]

Unlawful East Sussex SEND Matrix? 

May 14th, 2017|

Dear Parents

It has been brought to my attention in a chat with Becky Whippy of Embrace recently that what the East Sussex SEND Matrix (East Sussex Special Educational Needs and Disability Matrix) says regarding the bar for assessment of whether a child needs extra help in school provided by the Local Authority, is more stringent than the criteria set out […]

Top Tips for Caring for a Disabled Child

June 23rd, 2016|

After seeing and reading an article on caring for disabled children, we at Embrace felt it was important to share. Caring for a disabled child can be very tough work and can make simple daily tasks a lot more complicated...
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