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Welcome to St Albans, Harpenden and Villages DSPL Website

Forthcoming Events

 

Training and Support for Schools/Settings:

 

Handwriting Training 

Date/time: 20th June 2017 1.15pm-3.15pm

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Down Syndrome Network Meeting

Date/time: 23rd June 2017 1.15pm-3.15pm

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

AET Tier 2: Good Autism Practice

Date/time: 26th June 9.15am-4.30pm

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

AET Tier 1 Train the Trainer Course

Date/time: 6th July 2017 9.15am-1pm

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Primary ASD Support Group

Date: Ongoing

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Secondary ASD Support Group

Date: Ongoing

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

 

 

Sessions and support for Parents/Carers:

 

Forum for parents and carers of students with SEND

You are warmly invited to come, share your views, ask questions and hear about the work DSPL7 are doing 

 

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

 

A complete guide to a parenting children with additional needs

Date/time: Starting September 2017 7pm-9pm

Venue: Oaklands College

FREE to attend

 

Families in Focus - Parent Network

Date/time: Ongoing - Mondays 7pm-9pm

Venue: St Michaels Parish Centre, St Albans

FREE to attend

 

Families in Focus - Parent Network

Date/time: Ongoing - Mondays anytime between 9.30 am to 12pm

Venue: South Hill Centre, Hemel Hempstead

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

  

Coffee mornings for parents/carers of children with autism/communication disorders

Coffee mornings for parents/carers of Primary children with autism/communication disorders

 

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 

 

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

 

Parenting children with additional or special needs - 10 week course

 

Supporting  Anxiety - for parents of children in academic years 6-9

 

Autism and Anxiety Course - @ St Lukes

Autism and Anxiety Course - @ Fleetville Juniors

 

Parent/Carer learning events

  

Sessions for Children/Young People:

Siblings Group

 

Gravity Force Session

 

Play and Sign - For children with Down Syndrome and their parents and carers

 

Spectrum Basketball sessions at Westminster Lodge

 

First Aid for Teens Course - 4th Nov 2017

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