Hertfordshire Just Talk Week

16th – 22nd November 2020 Please see the attachments below for details of a free webinar for parents offered by NESSie about ‘Anxiety in Children and Young People’ as well as information about a variety of other free webinars taking place during Hertfordshire ‘Just Talk’ week.

Courses for Parents from ‘Contact’

The national charity Contact (formerly Contact a Family) has arranged a series of free virtual workshops on an number of different topics.  Please click onto the appropriate link below to book onto a workshop.  They are continually adding new dates, so if there is not a workshop suitable for you do try again later. There is a … Read more

ADD-vance Newsletter – Winter 2020

Please see below for the winter newsletter from ADD-vance, The Autism and ADHD Trust. There is some useful information, including a telephone helpline and private Facebook page, as well as courses for parents and a family coaching service.

Speech and Language Support Group

I have been informed of a new, free parent support group for parents awaiting Speech and Language Therapy for their children. There are so many referrals to the Speech and Language Therapy Service at the moment and families are often waiting for long periods without support. This not-for-profit support group, run by an excellent, private … Read more

ADD-vance 6-week introductory courses

ADD-vance are offering lots of dates for their introductory 6-week course: Understanding ADHD and Autism The course is designed for parent/carers of children aged 5 to 14 yrs with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of ADHD and/or Autism. Every course is bespoke to the needs of each group. Learning outcomes include:• Understanding ADHD, Autism and … Read more

Parenting courses for the Autumn term

Please find below information about a wide range of free online courses being offered to parents this Autumn. If you would like to book a place on any of them, please go to the individual provider’s website to do so.

‘Supporting Links’ courses for parents

Supporting Links are offering two free online courses this term, for parents of children with ASD or ADHD (although no formal diagnosis is required): Monday 5th October – ‘Talking ASD & ADHD: Transition and Change Thursday 12th November – ‘Talking ASD & ADHD: Anxiety and Stress Please see the flyers below for further details about … Read more

Parent courses from Family Lives

Please see below for information about 3 online parent workshops, taking place this term, which are being offered by ‘Family Lives’ and funded by HCC. The following courses are being offered: 1. Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 13 with ADHD (1 x 6-week group) 2. Bringing Up Confident Children … Read more