SEND News

Hertfordshire Family Centre Service Drop-In Sessions

Hertfordshire Family Centre Service are offering free bookable drop in sessions for parents of children with SEND.

These take place on the first Thursday of every month – 10.00-11.30am at Chestnut Tree Family Centre, C/O Garden City Academy, Radburn Way, Letchworth Garden City SG6 2JZ

At the sessions, there will be an opportunity to discuss any concerns you may have, find out information about local support groups and meet other families. Your child does not need to have had a formal diagnosis.

Children are welcome to attend with you or you can attend on your own.

For more information go to: hertsfamilycentres.org or call: 0300 123 7572.

Places can be booked below:

Free Parenting Courses from Families in Focus for Parents of Children with diagnosed or suspected SEND

Please find below the details of two free courses being offered by Families in Focus in the spring term. Courses are available to those living in Hertfordshire with SEND or suspected SEND.

There is a 10 week course entitled: ‘A Complete Guide To Parenting Children With SEND’ and a 6 week course entitled: ‘Handling Anger In Your Child With ADHD or Autism’. Each course is running several times at different times.

All the details about how to book are in the flyers below.

Angels Autism and ADHD Support

Angels Support Group aim to support families with children with ADHD and/or Autism (including suspected ADHD/Autism) to help parents/carers build their knowledge and confidence in order to meet the needs of the child or young person they care for.

They offer:

Parent support group meetings led by a facilitator face to face and virtually over Zoom where you can chat with other parents and share ideas and experiences;

Evening support group meetings over Zoom;

Speaker Sessions and Workshops on ADHD and Autism;

Angels 1 to 1 – individual appointments with Specialist Support Practitioners to help with particular issues at home and school;

A website and Facebook page, plus a private, moderated Facebook group for members.

Please see the flyer below for details of how to contact them. Self-referrals are accepted, as well as those made by professionals. Should you wish for any support in making a referral, please do not hesitate to contact me: senco@wransom.herts.sch.uk

Free workshops for parents of children with ASD/ADHD

NESSie and Angels support group are offering free workshops for parents. CLick on the links to book a place.

Supporting a Child with ASD / ADHD with Bereavement and Loss

Tuesday, 30 November 2021 1-2:30pm

https://nessieined.com/events/bereavement-and-loss

Just Talk Campaign – Supporting Mental Health for Children and Young People with Neurodiversity

Tuesday 16th November 2021 1-2.30pm

Or 23rd November 2021 1-2.30pm

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