• North Hertfordshire DSPL Area 1 - Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston

  • North Hertfordshire DSPL Area 1 - Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston

  • North Hertfordshire DSPL Area 1 - Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston

  • North Hertfordshire DSPL Area 1 - Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston

Professional Training Courses

Professional Training Courses

We run a number of training courses for professionals. Click here to find out more.

Parent and Carer Workshops

Parent and Carer Workshops

Parent and Carer workshops provided by DSPL and other local providers.

Forums

Forums

SENCO, Family Support Worker and Nessie Forums.

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FREE ONLINE Introductory 6-Week Courses for Parent/Carers

This introductory 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 related conditions
  • Building your child's self-esteem
  • Understanding anxiety and anger triggers
  • Reducing meltdowns and other behaviours which challenge
  • Developing positive behaviour strategies
  • Working collaboratively with school
  • Knowing your rights and how to advocate for your child
  • Reducing your own stress levels
  • Managing the needs of siblings
  • Improving communication as a family
  • Connecting with other families and sharing experiences
  • Signposting to useful resources and local support networks.

Courses will be delivered online via Zoom with a maximum of 12 participants. They will run as a series of 12 x 1 hour sessions or 6 x 2 hour sessions over six weeks. All sessions must be attended.

The sessions can be accessed free via a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Joining instructions will be provided beforehand and the first session will provide an opportunity to practice using the technology.

  • Seven separate courses will be running on the following dates:
  • Mondays 2nd November to 7th December 10 am – 12 pm (Parents/carers of girls only)
  • Mondays 2nd November to 7th December 12.30 – 2.30 pm (Families in North Herts district only)
  • Mondays 2nd November to 7th December 7 – 9 pm (Dads only)
  • Tuesdays 3rd November to 8th December 10 am – 12 pm
  • Tuesdays 3rd November to 8th December 7 – 9 pm (Families in Watford district only)
  • Fridays 6th November to 11th December 10 am – 12 pm
  • Fridays 6th November to 11th December 12.30 – 2.30 pm
  • Saturdays 7th November to 12th December 2 – 4pm

For more information and to book your FREE place please see http://add-vance.eventbrite.com/

These courses are funded by Hertfordshire County Council and are open toresidents of Hertfordshire only.

These trainings are designed to give parent/carers of children aged 4 – 15 years awaiting assessment or displaying traits of ASD and/or ADHD.

Download flyer for more details: 

These trainings are funded by Hertfordshire County Council and open to parents / carers living in Hertfordshire.

Places must be booked via our website: www.nessieined.com/events

Family Lives are delivering 3 different online programmes this term funded by HCC and delivered through MS Teams :

 

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 for Parents of Children aged 5 to 15 with SEN (1 x 8-week group)

3.       Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16 (3 x 6-week groups on different days/times)

 

Programme

Times

Day

Dates

Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 13 with SEN

12.30 - 2.30

Thursday

1, 8, 15 & 22 Oct & 5, 12, 19 & 26 Nov

Bringing Up Confident Children for Parents of Children aged 5 to 13 with ADHD

12.30 - 2.30

Monday

9, 16, 23, 30 Nov & 7, 14 December 2020

Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16

7pm-9pm

Wednesday

7, 14, 21 Oct & 4,11,18 November 2020

Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16

7pm-9pm

Thursday

12,19,26 November and 3,10,17 December

Getting on with your Pre Teen/Teen for parents of children aged 10 to 16

9.30-11.30

Friday

13, 20 & 27 November & 4, 11 & 18 December 2020

 

For more information please download the flyer:

And to book download and submit the referral form:

 

Downloadable information: 

Please follow the link to discover 21 Charities and Trusts that offer grants, specialised equipment, therapies and support to families with disabled children in the UK

http://splinx.co.uk/21-Charities-and-Trusts-that-help-and-support-families-with-disabled-children-in-the-UK.html

 

 

The Webinar is still available to view here.

It may feel stressful or overwhelming for young people due to the impact of COVID-19,especially with all the changes we are having to make to our normal routines.

The aim of this webinar is to:-

  • Provide an overview of COVID-19
  • Update on what’s happening in Hertfordshire
  • Address some of the questions raised by young people

Thursday 14 May 2020

Start 11.30am

Finish 12.30pm

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