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SNUG (Special Needs United Grandparents)

Next monthly meeting - Our meetings are currently on hold at the moment due to Coronavirus and Government legislation AT THE MOMENT DUE TO CORONOVIRUS AND GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION. PLEASE SEE INFORMATION BELOW.

Afraid? Anxious? Alone? Confused?

If you are the Grandparent of a child who has special needs/disability then you will no doubt have felt at least one of the above at some point.

It can be hard discussing this with the parents of your Grandchild, you may feel that they already have enough on their plate.

Your friends may not always understand your concerns, especially at a time when all focus is on the parents.

As a Grandparent of a child with special needs myself I knew first hand the difficulties that can arise and I decided to form a support group.  SNUG (Special Needs United Grandparents) was formed to allow other Grandparents in similar positions to be able to raise their concerns with others who understand, offer help and support and share information.  We also share the good times too!

There are various ways you can join in and connect with other Grandparents:

If you are a Grandparent of a SN child and you are on Facebook then we have a private Facebook Group which allows Grandparents worldwide to connect with one another.  

Stafford branch meet ups

We have an informal meet up group which meets normally around once a month, during term time only.  Come along and chat to other grandparents in similar situations.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our meet ups are not available at the moment, but our private Facebook group (linked above) is still active and we would love to welcome you. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Anne
Contact Position
Group founder
Telephone
07401 323473
E-mail
snugstaffs@gmail.com
Website
SNUG website
Twitter
@SNUGnews
Facebook
SNUG private Facebook Group (Grandparents only)
Notes

SNUG community facebook page accessible to all.

Closed SNUG facebook page open to grandparents of children with special needs only.

Where to go

Name
SEND IASS
Address
79, Eastgate Street
Stafford
Staffordshire
Postcode
ST16 2NG Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)
Notes

This venue is used for our monthly term time meet ups and are for Grandparents only.  Please contact SNUG for more details.

Please note: due to COVID-19 restrictions, our monthly meet ups are cancelled until further notice.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Next monthly meeting - Our meetings are currently on hold at the moment due to Coronavirus and Government legislation AT THE MOMENT DUE TO CORONOVIRUS AND GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION. PLEASE SEE INFORMATION BELOW.
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
Please note that in accordance with Government guidelines and to protect our members and their families, we regret that for the time being our monthly meeting sessions are cancelled until further notice.
Please keep coming back to this site for further updates or telephone/email Anne at SNUG
In the meantime, Grandparents may wish to join our private Facebook group, details listed above in contact.

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

Please note that our meetings and private Facebook group are just for Grandparents of children with additional needs/disabilities.  

Last updated: 03 Nov 2021
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