*Please note, due to the Coronavirus pandemic all normal PACSO activities have been suspended for the foreseeable future. The safety of all PACSO children & young adults, their families, and our staff is of the utmost importance to us. Starting on 14th September 2020, we will begin to offer respite activities again, although in a very limited capacity. We hope to offer additional activities soon. For more information about the sessions currently available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org*
When your child is first diagnosed with a special educational need or disability, it can feel as though you’ve been dropped onto another planet. Whether your little one is diagnosed prenatally, at birth, or at some point prior to starting school, you can suddenly find yourself in a world where everything that was familiar is turned upside down. There is a whole new language to learn, experts to speak to whose job title you can’t even pronounce, and more appointments to attend than you would ever have thought possible.
Through it all, it is easy to lose sight of the little things: the importance of friendships – for you and your children; the opportunity to do ‘normal’ things; and the chance to relax with a cup of coffee-which someone else makes for you-whilst your children play and learn.
Little PACSO is our weekly support group for parents and carers having a child aged 0-5 with a disability or special educational need. Bring all of your pre-school children along and meet other families in a similar situation to yourselves, in a warm and relaxed setting.
PLEASE NOTE OUR LITTLE PACSO CLUBS ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. WE WILL MEET AGAIN AS SOON AS IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. WE ARE CURRENTLY IN TOUCH WITH ALL LITTLE PACSO FAMILIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, EMAIL ADMIN@PACSO.ORG.UK
We meet on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in school term time. Admission is free, and you are welcome to stay for as little or as long as you wish.
MONDAY Little PACSO Bognor: at Treehouse Children and Family Centre, 1 Laburnam Grove, Bognor Regis, PO22 9HT from 9.30 to 11 am.
TUESDAY Little PACSO Littlehampton Tuesdays from 10-11.30 at Wickbourne Centre, Clun Road, BN17 7DZ.
THURSDAY Little PACSO Chichester in school term time from 9.30-11.00 a.m, starting Thursday 9 January at Chichester Baptist Church, Sherborne Road PO19 3AW