News & Events Events Parents Programme Saturday 28th September Parents are welcome to stay with their children for the day in the kids event space. However, we also hope once the children are settled that both you and your child will feel comfortable enough for you to leave them to have some fun while you access some of your own sessions. You are welcome to access any of the Adult Conference talks however we are also facilitating a couple of sessions designed specifically for parents. Please see details below. Timings Overview: 10:00 - 10:30 Arrival, Sign In, Registration & Refreshments. 10:30 - 11:30 Options: Stay with your child & join in with activities Attend the Adult Conference Introductory Talk Visit the Exhibition Hall 11:30 - 12:30 Q&A Session with Amy, Lucy & Matt Amy, Lucy and Matt have all had alopecia since childhood. We know how worried parents can be about how alopecia may impact on their child and overall life experiences. In this session our three volunteers will tell you a little bit about their stories, what helped them and their lives now as adults. They will also answer any questions you may have about their experiences with alopecia. 12:30 - 1:15 Lunch Additional Options: Time to check in on your child if you wish Visit the Exhibition Hall 1:15 - 3:30 (will include a 15 minute refreshment break) Bullying: How to Effectively Support Your Child Delivered by: Kidscape Kidscape are a Charity set up to provide children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives. They run workshops for parents where the parents are given expert knowledge of how to effectively support their child. This workshop will discuss bullying, including cyber bullying, and give some pointers of how best to support your child through it. 3:30 - 4:00 Time to relax and chat or have another quick visit to the Exhibition Hall before it closes at 4pm. 4:00 - 4:30 Collect your children 4:30 - 5:00 Free time 5:00 - 5:30 You are welcome to join the adult conference for the raffle and closing talks. Alternatively you may wish to go home or go and get ready for the evening Buffet Dinner & Disco! If any parents have any problems with buying tickets please contact us on [email protected] in order to discuss.