Working with parent carers of children with additional needs & disabilities CPD accredited

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Early identification and access to networks of support make a crucial difference to parents of disabled children, and for parents struggling to come to terms with concerns about their child’s development. 

We know that children fall into two distinct categories: those who have presenting disabilities, and those with slowly emerging disabilities. Services for children with evident disabilities tend to be easier to plan for in partnership with parents – concerns such as integration, bullying, and appropriate play materials can be addressed, and reasonable adjustments made to enable the child with their social and emotional development and learning. However, it is children with additional needs that slowly emerge as they grow that give workers the most cause for concern. While most care settings have policies and measures in place to share concerns, clear procedures are imperative when discussing emerging concerns and supporting distressed parents seeking ongoing support. 

It is not unusual for most workers to feel out of their depth and unskilled when approaching parents, so we will address clear pathways of support for all concerned. 

Our accessible and jargon-free course gives practitioners practical ideas about how they can support disabled children and their families.  

This workshop is developed for practitioners working in England as refers to English Legislation. The techniques and skills covered may also be useful to practitioners outside of England. Please get in touch if you would like any further information on this. 

Meet the trainer 

This workshop is delivered and facilitated by one of our talented Family Support Consultants who have a combination of lived and professional experience in a wide range of topics relating to disabled children. 


What’s included 


£75 + VAT

Important information  

Please register on Eventbrite via the link below. You will be emailed a link to join the live workshop via zoom a few days before and again on the day of the workshop.  

If you don’t receive the workshop link after registering, please check your junk mailbox first. If you still need assistance, please email 

If you are intending to use a workplace computer, please check that there are no firewalls in place that will prevent you from joining via Zoom. 

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Contact is committed to helping practitioners achieve their goals to support families with disabled children, which is why we’re CPD certified.

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