Please find links below to the July newsletter for ADD-vance, with useful information for parents of children with diagnosed or suspected ADHD and ASD. They are running their hugely popular free course: ‘Understanding ADHD and Autism’ online and are offering some new dates for this. It gets booked up very quickly and booking opens on … Read more ADD-vance courses and webinars
BBC Bitesize have published an article about building resilience in children, which will be helpful for so many children in these very uncertain times. Please find the link to the article below. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zy4rn9q?xtor=ES-211-[33061_PANUK_SOT_24_SNO_SendAS1to8Opens_RET]-20200618-[bbcbitesize_fivewaystobuildyourchildsresilience_parenting]
NESSie are offering 2 free counselling sessions to parents/carers or children either via Zoom or a phone call. Each session will last up to 50 minutes. I imagine this will get booked up very quickly. See the document below to find out how to register your interest.
NESSie are offering this free virtual training on Thursday 11th June, 2-3pm, for parents of children up to the age of 13. Please click on the link below for further details if you are interested.
A recording of the LIVE Young People’s COVID-19 webinar is now available to view via the link below. It may be of interest to some of our older children. The webinar addressed questions that have been raised by young people. The webinar panel included Professor Jim McManus, Herts Director of Public Health; Councillor Tim Hutchings, … Read more Public Health COVID-19 Webinar for Young People
Below is a link to updated sources of information to support children’s emotional well-being, provided by the Educational Psychology Service. If you have any concerns about your child, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Delaney, the SENDCo/Mental Health Lead at school: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find below a link to resources provided by the NSPCC to support children’s wellbeing during this difficult time. https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/news/2020/april/supporting-children-young-people-mental-health?utm_source=Corona-newsletter&utm_medium=Mental-Health&utm_campaign=202004_Corona
Family Lives are delivering free onlie parenting groups during Covid-19 to support parents. The groups, funded by Herts County Council, are aimed at parents of : · Pre Teens/Teens showing challenging behaviour and/or where there is a family first assessment, child in need or child protection plan · Children with ADHD Please find further details below, including … Read more Online parenting groups relating to ADHD or parenting pre-teens/teens
With reports of many more children worrying about the Coronavirus as the lockdown continues, please find below some resources aimed at reassuring children and helping them to understand what is going on. A children’s guide to coronavirus from the Children’s Commissioner: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cco-childrens-guideto-coronavirus.pdf A free downloadable book for children illustrated by Axel Sheffler https://nosycrowcoronavirus.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/CoronavirusABookForChildren.pdf A short … Read more Coronavirus – Information for Children
Herts Parent Carer Involvement wants to hear from parents across Hertfordshire who have children aged 0 to 25 years with SEND about how they are managing during the lock down and closure of schools and other education settings. They will use your feedback to inform their on-going discussions with Herts County Council around what is … Read more Home Schooling Online Survey