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Welcome to St Albans, Harpenden and Villages DSPL Website

Forthcoming Events

 

Training and Support for Schools/Settings:

 

Social Stories

Dates: Nov/Dec 2018

Venue: STAGS

Cost: FREE

 

Mental Health Conference

Dates: 24/25 November 2018

Venue: Sandringham School

Cost: Free for students, £45 for professionals, £25 for parents

 

Reading and Language Intervention

Dates: 22nd Jan and 5 March 2019

Venue: STAGS

Cost: £50 per person for schools/settings within DSPL7.  £100 per person for other areas.

 

Language and Literacy Conference

Date: March 2019

Venue: Stevenage

Cost: FREE

Additional info 

NB: Please note that DSPL7 only has 15 free places so please book early to avoid disappointment

 

Elklan Primary Courses

Date: Spring 2019 - see flyer for details

Venue: see flyer for details

 

Mental Health Lead Training for Schools

Date/Venue: Various 2018/2019 - see flyer for more info

FREE to attend

 

Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Various Summer/Autumn terms - see flyer for more info

Venue: Various - see flyer for more info

Cost: FREE

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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

Venue: Several across Herts - see flyer for details

Cost: FREE

 

ASD Leads/SENCO meetings for Professionals from Primary and Secondary Schools

Date: various - see flyer for details

Venue: STAGS

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:

 

Talking Teens - 6 week course

Dates: Oct/Nov 2018 - see flyer for details

Venue: WGC

Cost: FREE

 

Families Feeling Safe - Protective Behaviours

Dates: Oct-Dec 2018 - see flyer for details

Venue: Fleetville Juniors

Cost: FREE

 

Understanding Teens

Dates: Feb-April 2019

Venue: STAGS

Cost: FREE

 

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

  

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:

 

St Albans Lego Club

Dates: See flyer for details

Venue: Fleetville Community Centre

Cost: £2 for child, £1 per sibling 

 

SPACE session at Kid Mania for under 5 years of age

Date: 10th Oct 2018

Venue: Cheshunt

Cost: £3 per child

 

SPACE Lego Club

Date: Starting Oct 2018 - see flyer for details

Venue: Ware

Cost: £5 + £1 booking fee

 

Exam Stress Workshops

 

Siblings Group

 

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

Potential Girls - new monthly group for girls age 12-18yrs 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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