Monthly Archives: October 2018

Parents Meeting and AGM

Wednesday 14th November 7 – 9pm @ St Mary’s Community Centre
We are really excited to welcome two of our play workers to speak at our next parents’ meeting. Alex Bredice (Physiologist) and Rachel Eddershaw(Occupational Therapist). Alex and Rachel have worked at ACCT’s clubs for a number of years and the theme of their presentation is ‘Empowerment and Feeling Listened to…’

Their presentation and discussion will be reflective with a focus on supporting mental health. To include their roles within ACCT, their professional training and the benefits of ACCT, and the influences of media, social media and mobile phones. They will look at ways of managing these areas positively.

There will be a presentation of everything that ACCT achieved in 2017 – 2018 as part of our AGM.

Please join us for this informative evening and meet the ACCT team. Everyone welcome, new members can register on the night, refreshments provided.

Kind Regards

The ACCT Team

Vote for ACCT part 2: the Virgin Money Foundation

ACCT is one of the three charities in the running for a top prize of £1,000 from the Virgin Money Foundation Heart of the Community Fund. If you visit the Virgin Lounge on Fargate between now and the end of December, please take a red heart token from the bowl on reception and drop it in the tube for Aspergers Children and Carers Together!

Thank you to all of you who have voted for ACCT in the Aviva Community Fund. Voting for this one is open until the 20th November, so if you haven’t already, please register on the Aviva website and give your 10 votes to ACCT.

Thank you!

Vote For ACCT To Help Win £1000 From The Aviva Community Fund!

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ACCT is one of the charities in the running for funding from the Aviva Community Fund. In order to get a grant of £1,000 from this Fund, we need your votes!

Find ACCT’s project page here:
https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/4-3048

To vote, you register on the Aviva site with your name and email (see the green Register/Login button on the top right of our project page). Then you get 10 votes to use before voting closes on 20th November. There’s a little slider on our project page where you can choose how many votes to give to ACCT (we hope you’ll give all 10!)

Once you’ve voted, please also pass on the details to your friends, family and colleagues,  post on your social media, and send the information wherever else you think of.

Thanks for your votes and for your continued support for ACCT!

Danny (Fundraising and Finance Coordinator for ACCT)

ACCT Family Days Out

ACCT Family Days Out
Swimming at Hillsborough Leisure Pool
Sunday 21st October 5.30 – 6.30pm – Bookings close on Fri 19th October at 12pm
Voluntary Contribution of £2 per person, please click on the secure link -https://www.charitycheckout.co.uk/1123714/Page3
This session is for our exclusive use and for the whole family. There will be no ACCT staff present and children will remain the responsibility of their parents/carers throughout the session and must be accompanied at all times.
Please check their web site for details of child to adult ratios – http://www.hillsboroughlc.co.uk or ring them on 0114 2312233. Please be aware a strict swimwear policy is in place at Hillsborough Leisure Pool.
To book places please contact Nicola on nicola.hough@acctsheffield.org.uk or 07527 824034

Parents’ Meeting Positive Behaviour Management

Wednesday 17th October 7-9pm
At St Mary’s Community Centre, Bramall Lane, S2 4QZ

Nicola Hough and Jordanna Farrimond will be giving a presentation on positive behaviour management and will be on hand to offer advice to help you resolve any challenging behaviours your children maybe displaying.

Do come along and find out what the ACCT behaviour management tool kit looks like. Build networks with other parents and have a cup of tea!

Everyone welcome, new members can sign up on the night.

Hope to see you there 🙂