News and events

News and events

What’s happening in the disability and the carers' worlds?

One of our main jobs at DASL is to keep our users and members in touch with news and information about developments which affect disabled people and carers in Lambeth. 

We produce a regular newsletter for our members, to sign up to receive your copy, visit our becoming a member page

Here, you can find out about work which DASL is doing, new Government announcements, important policies and reports, what’s happening in Lambeth, interesting local meetings and events and much more.

Contact us if you would like us to publicise an event which you think will be of interest to disabled people.

For more information and contact options, please see the Contact DASL page


What's been happening?

News and past events…

Sep 21 2017

The Mole Autumn issue is available to download now

The Mole in glorious colour is now available to download via our newsletter website page, see link below
Sep 20 2017

DASL and Mencap Social Drop In

Friendly, informal and fun, we look forward to seeing you!
Sep 16 2017

Lambeth Interfaith Walk 2017

Saturday 16th September

A walk through north Brixton and Kennington in which we will visit 5 places of worship. between 10 am and 3 pm.
Sep 15 2017

UK Govt failing to deliver on its commitment to Inclusive Education

ALLFIE PRESS RELEASE – 31/8/2017
UK Govt failing to deliver on its commitment to Inclusive Education – New UN condemnation for UK human rights record!
The UK Government’s claim to be a ‘world leader in disability issues’ has today been crushed by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Committee has released damning Concluding Observations on the UK, following its first Review of the government’s compliance with the Convention.
Sep 11 2017

Early Years Autism Parent Drop-ins

Lambeth Early Years SEN team are pleased to announce that we have linked in with Children Centres’ across the borough, to offer support and advice drop-ins for Lambeth parents with concerns about their child and
for those with children diagnosed with Autism under 5. Each drop-in will be based around these three areas;

Autism Information:
If you have any specific concerns about autism or just want someone to have a chat with, please come along.
Sep 11 2017

PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS

PLEASE SEE BELOW THE DETAILS OF A PROGRAMME OF FREE WORKSHOPS WHICH TAKE THE FORM OF A ‘DROP IN’ (NO BOOKING REQUIRED) FOR PARENTS. THESE WORKSHOPS AIM TO PROVIDE PRACTICAL AND USEFUL ADVICE WITH STRATEGIES AND IDEAS ON HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD IN CONTINUING TO DEVELOP THEIR IMPORTANT LIFE SKILLS. THE SESSIONS WILL USUALLY BE RUN BY 2 MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY SERVICE. ALL SESSIONS START AT 10.00 A.M. AND FINISH AT 12 NOON.
Sep 07 2017

UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

GETTING STARTED......

A programme of Free Parent workshops offering expert advice, guidance and support to families and carers of young children with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome.
The seven interactive workshops not only look into the ‘whys’ and ‘wherefores’ of autism, but also give you practical advice and ideas on how to support your child in developing all of those all important life skills – especially if they are about to start, or have already started nursery or primary school.
Aug 22 2017

Disability Awareness Day

Arriva London are hosting a Disability Awareness Day at their Brixton Garage tomorrow. The event will take place 10am to 4pm on Tuesday 22 August.

The full address is: Brixton Bus Garage, Arriva London, Streatham Hill, London SW2 4TB.
Aug 22 2017

Caring with Carers sessions at Guy’s & St Thomas

Caring with Carers
Are you an unpaid carer? If so this is your opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive difference to your life and that of the family member or friend you care for.