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Parent Champions at the World Disability Day

Wandsworth Parent Champions (blue tops) at the Mayors Lunch to mark World Disability Day 2019

Wandsworth's DCR, WAND and WAND+ card Parent Champion volunteers are parents or carers of a child or young person on the Disabled Children's Register (DCR) who help to raise awareness of the benefits of joining the register.  Parent Champions, having been through their own ups and downs, understand some of the challenges faced by other families and want to help make a difference for others.

As existing members of the Disabled Children's Register,  (DCR) Parent Champions can:

  • tell parents/carers, professionals and young people about the DCR,  WAND and WAND+ cards and how to register
  • explain the benefits of registering
  • signpost to SEND Local Offer section of Family Information Service and relevant local services/organisations for support, information and advice

If you are interested in becoming a DCR Parent Champion, we recruit our Parent Champions from DCR members. 

To find out more about the scheme, which is supported by  Coram Family and Childcare please contact us, the DCR, WAND and WAND+ Team (details below)

Who to contact

Contact Name
SEND Local Offer Team
Telephone
E-mail
dcr-wand@wandsworth.gov.uk
Parent Organisation
Disabled Children's Register (DCR)/WAND/WAND+/Short Breaks/Parent Champions/SEND Local Offer Team

Where to go

Name
DCR WAND and WAND+ Team
Address
Town Hall Extension
Wandsworth High Street
London
Postcode
SW18 2PU
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Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

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Contact Telephone
0208 871 8907
Contact Email
dcr-wand@wandsworth.gov.uk
Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Early Years (0-4 years)

Last updated: 13 Jun 2022