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, in your region, please come back again later.
Money Matters - for parents of young children with additional needs
An over view 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 30th July 10:00 am
Thursday 6th August 12:00 pm
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.
Wednesday 22nd July 10:00 am
Wednesday 12th August 7:30 pm
Wellbeing for parents 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!
Wednesday 29th July 12:00 pm
Thursday 13th August 10:00 am
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.
Thursday 23rd July 12:00 pm
Tuesday 4th August 7:30 pm
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.