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.



SENCO, Family Support Worker and Nessie Forums.

Training, Workshops & Events

"My World & Me"

Parent and Carer Workshops Debbie Robins
Booked: 13 | Free Seats: 7


A model to support children with communication and emotional difficulties.

A child, family and school joint approach. This training aims to provide parents with the tools to explore emotional literacy, triggers and coping mechanisms with their children who struggle to emotionally moderate.

This course will include a joint meeting with your child’s educational setting as well as consultation from the communication and autism team for the county council.

This is a 5 week course, 4 weeks at Letchworth Garden City Partnership Pod and 1 meeting with school.

Tuesday 03 March 2020 - 09:30 until 11:30

Free Early Years Training: Supporting Children with Autism & Social Communication Needs

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Booked: 0 | Free Seats: 12

Hertfordshire County Council is rolling out a programme of training for all Early Years settings. The aims of the training are:

  • to develop increased understanding and awareness of autism & social communication needs
  • to explore strategies to support learning and development
  • to enhance good practice across Early Years settings
  • to ensure effective support for Early Years children across all settings

To book a place on the training, please contact Charlotte Osborne via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday 19 March 2020 - 09:30 until 14:30

Family Support Worker Forum, 26/3/2020

Forums Debbie Robins
Booked: 2 | Free Seats: 23

The FSW Forum is held half termly and is an opportunity for Family/School Support Workers and Outreach to share best practice, have updates from local services, training and seek advice from our Nessie Co-ordinator.  

1pm to 3pm

Letchworth Garden City Partnership Pod

Northfields Infant and Nursery School

Burley, Letchworth SG6 4PT

(no parking on school site)

Thursday 26 March 2020 - 13:00 until 15:00

Making Sense of Autism - Training the Trainer

Signposted Events Web Admin
Booked: 0 | Free Seats: 12

Support for Pupils and Young People with Autism

Autism Education Trust (AET)

Free Training and Supporting Materials

This training is designed to train a member of the school staff to deliver Making Sense of Autism (Tier 1 AET)

We are aiming to train at least one person within each school

Following this training, there will be expectation that a school session will be booked by your school

E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your place will be confirmed by email and further details will be provided.

Wednesday 22 April 2020 - 09:15 until 13:00

Understanding and supporting the emotional and behavioural needs of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Condition

We would like to invite Teachers, SENCOs and/or Learning Support & Teaching Assistants supporting a child with Autistic Spectrum Condition across all key stages.


To develop an understanding of the emotional and behavioural needs of children on the autistic spectrum.To develop a range of practical strategies and approaches to support effective.

Monday 27 April 2020 - 09:15 until 12:15
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