Family workshops


To ensure the families we support and the children they care for remain as safe as possible, all of our face-to-face events and workshops were postponed at the start of lockdown.

We have now arranged a series of free virtual workshops as a way of delivering our family support services during these challenging times, Please click onto the appropriate link below to book onto your chosen workshop/s.

We are continually adding new dates, so if there is not a workshop suitable for you, please come back again later. 

*NEW* Educational support for young children with additional needs

Understand what support is available for your child in Early Years educational settings.  Understand SEND provision and EHCPs.

Wednesday  16th December  10:00 am

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*NEW* Educational support for school age children with additional needs

Understand what support is available for your school aged child in educational settings.  Understand SEND provision and EHCPs.

Thursday 3rd December  7:30 pm

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Monday 7th December  7:30 pm

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Tuesday 8th December  7:30 pm

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Wednesday 9th December  7:30 pm

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*NEW* Handling Meetings Effectively - for parents/carers of young children with additional needs

Develop your skills for online and face2face meetings with professionals. Feel more confident and better able to express yourself when discussing your child's specialist needs, to make the right decisions and get the right support for them. 

Tuesday 1st December  10:00 am

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Wednesday 2nd December  7:30 pm

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Wednesday 9th December  10:00 am

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Money Matters - for parents/carers of young children with additional needs

An overview of benefits, DLA, Carers Allowance, grants available, discounts on utilities, leisure, discounts for carers. Accessing services for support with applications. Local information and helplines. Dispelling myths around benefits. Also covers Covid 19-related financial updates.

New dates to be announced.

Money Matters - for parents/carers of children aged up to 16 with additional needs

An overview of benefits, DLA, Carers Allowance, grants available, discounts on utilities, leisure, discounts for carers. Accessing services for support with applications. Local information and helplines. Dispelling myths around benefits. Also covers Covid 19-related financial updates.

Thursday 26th November  7:30 pm

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Friday 11th December  10:00 am

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Encouraging Positive Behaviour in Young Children

Gain a better understanding of why young children with additional needs behave the way they do. Learn ways to handle difficult situations in a calm, stress-free manner. Explore ways of supporting and encouraging your child and how to get support and help. 

New dates to be announced

Encouraging Positive Behaviour in children aged up to 16

Gain a better understanding of why children with additional needs behave the way they do. Learn ways to handle difficult situations in a calm, stress-free manner. Explore ways of supporting and encouraging your child and how to get support and help.

Wednesday 25th November 7:30 pm

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Thursday 3rd December 10:00 am

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Wellbeing for parents/carers of children with additional needs

Understand clearly what stress is & how it affects you. Identify new ways of coping with stress & reducing your stress levels. Try new stress busting ideas until you find ones that fit with you! 

Tuesday 24th November  7:30 pm

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Thursday 10th December  10:00 am

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Wednesday 16th December  7:30 pm

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Helping your young child sleep

Gain a better understanding of sleep processes, why sleep problems may occur for young children and possible causes. The importance of sleep and the effect on the whole family. Suggestions for what might help and where to get support.

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Helping your child (aged up to 16) sleep

Gain a better understanding of sleep processes, why sleep problems may occur and possible causes. The importance of sleep and the effect on the whole family. Suggestions for what might help and where to get support.

Tuesday 1st December 7:30 pm

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Thursday 10th December 7:30 pm

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Support for speech and language issues in young children

This workshop will help you to think about how you can best communicate with your child and how you can share this knowledge with those in their early years and school settings.

Tuesday 8th December  10:00 am

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Tuesday 15th December  7:30 pm

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