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Welcome to St Albans, Harpenden and Villages DSPL Website

Forthcoming Events

 

Training and Support for Schools/Settings:

 

ELKLAN Training

Dates: Summer term 2018

Venue: various - see flyer for details

DSPL 7 will fund half the cost of the course for learners attending from schools within DSPL 7 (unless you have already got 1 teacher and 2 TAs trained). They will also fund half the cost for 1 person per PVI setting.

Additional ELKLAN info

Elklan evidence

 

Word Aware Training

Date: 11th June

Venue: Stevenage

Cost: £100

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Date: Several across 2018/2019 - see flyer for details

Venue: Several across Herts - see flyer for details

Cost: FREE

 

Primary ASD Support Group

Date: please contact us for details

FREE to attend

 

Secondary ASD Support Group

Date: please contact us for details

FREE to attend

 

Primary Senco Forum

Date: please contact us for details

FREE to attend

 

Secondary Senco Forum

Date: please contact us for details

FREE to attend

 

Communication and Autism Team Advice Line

Phone line to Communication and Autism Team - to discuss an issue or query about a child or young person with autism, speech, language or communication needs.  Open to professionals and also to parents

 

Educational Psychology Service Consultations

Bookable sessions for parents/carers, school staff and other professionals to discuss issues with a Educational Psychologist

 

Educational Psychology Service Contactline

A quick queries service available to parents/carers, school staff and other professionals

 

Hertfordshire's SEND Local Offer Events

 

 

Sessions and support for Parents/Carers:

 

 SPACE Parent Support Group - St Albans

SPACE is a charity supporting Parents/Carers of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related conditions.  We have regular professional speakers, workshops and social events plus a library of books to borrow. Come along to meet other Parents/Carers.  SPACE St Albans - speaker dates

  

Just for Dads Workshops

Dates: Summer term 7pm-9pm - see flyer for details

Venue: Children's Centre, Marshalswick

FREE to attend

 

Zones of Regulation

Date: 7th June OR 14th June

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Complete Guide to parenting children with additional needs

Dates: starting June 2018

Venue: Hatfield

FREE to attend

 

Handling anger in your family

Dates: starting June 2018

Venue: Watford

FREE to attend

 

Handling anger in your family

Dates: starting June 2018

Venue: Hemel

FREE to attend

 

Understanding PDA for Parents/Carers

Date: 12th June 10am-12

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Families in Focus - Parent Network

Date/time: Ongoing - Mondays 7pm-9pm

Venue: Children's Centre, Marshalswick, St Albans

FREE to attend

 

Families in Focus - Parent Network

Date/time: Ongoing - Wednesdays 9.30-12 - see flyer for more detail

Venue: Children's Centre, Marshalswick, St Albans

FREE to attend

 

Doves - an early years groups run for parents and carers who are supported by the visual impairment team

Date: Ongoing - Fridays 9.45-11.30am - see flyer for more detail

Venue: Children's Centre, Marshalswick, St Albans

FREE to attend 

 

NAS Herts Branch Parent/Carer Drop In Session

Date/time: Ongoing - see flyer for details

Venue: Fleetville Community Centre

FREE to attend

 

Parent on the Autistic Spectrum Support Group (P.A.S.S.)

Date/time: Monthly - see flyer for details

Venue: Hemel Hempstead

FREE to attend

Referral form for P.A.S.S.

 

Communication and Autism Team Advice Line

Phone line to Communication and Autism Team - to discuss an issue or query about a child or young person with autism, speech, language or communication needs.  Open to professionals and also to parents

  

Simple Solutions Workshops 

Simple Solutions Workshops with Sally Glossop. Problem solving sessions for parents/carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with ASD.

Please note that it is not necessary for your child/young person to have a formal diagnosis for you to attend this session

 

Support sessions for parents of children/young people with a diagnosis of ASC

These sessions are offered by Anne Pocock, Specialist Teacher for Autism and Magda Glinkowska, Early Years Autism Specialist 

 

Educational Psychology Service Consultations

Bookable sessions for parents/carers, school staff and other professionals to discuss issues with a Educational Psychologist

 

Educational Psychology Service Contactline

A quick queries service available to parents/carers, school staff and other professionals

 

Phoenix Parents Support Group - please contact us for details

 

Play and Sign - For children with Down Syndrome and their parents/carers

  

Natural Flair Parenting Courses and Workshops

 

Families Feeling Safe – Protective Behaviours for mums, dads and carers

 

Hertfordshire's SEND Local Offer Events

  

Sessions for Children/Young People:

Siblings Group

 

Potential Kids - social/activities group for young people on the autistic spectrum or with ADHD

 

Play and Sign - For children with Down Syndrome and their parents and carers

 

Spectrum Basketball sessions at Westminster Lodge

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