All ages workshops

These workshops are for parents with children of all ages, including children moving into adulthood.

Browse our range of workshops below. We are continually adding new dates, so if there is not a workshop suitable for you, please come back again later.

Workshop topics

New! Speech Language and Communication

Workshops on Speech, Language and Communication for parents of children with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment, language impairment and autism.

We also run a version of this workshop for parents of children aged 0-5 – see our Early Years workshops.

Secondary Speech, Language and Communication

For parents of children of secondary age with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment, language impairment and autism. (with and without diagnosis).

Wednesday 13 July 7:00pm

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Primary Speech, Language and Communication

For parents of children of secondary age with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment, language impairment and autism. (with and without diagnosis).

Thursday 21 July 7:00pm

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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 financial applications. Local information and helplines. Dispelling myths around benefits. Also covers Covid 19-related financial updates.

We also run a version of this workshop for parents of children aged 0-5 – see our Early Years workshops.

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.

We also run a version of this workshop for parents of children aged 0-5 – see our Early Years workshops.

Dates to be announced

Educational support for school age children with additional needs in England

Understand what support is available for your school aged child in educational settings (in England).  Understand SEND provision and Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.

We also run a version of this workshop for parents of children aged 0-5 – see our Early Years workshops.

Dates to be announced

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.

We also run a version of this workshop for parents of children aged 0-5 – see our Early Years workshops.

Dates to be announced

Growing up workshops

Explore how best to support your child as they experience puberty and adolescence.  Support with managing their educational, practical and emotional needs, and helping them to develop positive relationships.

Dates to be announced

Handling meetings: for parents/carers

It’s very natural to feel overwhelmed about attending a meeting to discuss your child’s specialist needs and get the right support for them. You may be finding this even more challenging during the disruption of Covid-19. This workshop will help give you the confidence to help you get the best from a virtual or face to face meeting.

Dates to be announced