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Welcome to St Albans, Harpenden and Villages DSPL Website

Forthcoming Events

 

Training and Support for Schools/Settings:

 

Autism Study Day

Date: 21st July 2017

Venue: Hertford

£30 membership (includes admittance to Winter CEN) or £25 day fee

 

ELKLAN training for staff working with 3-5 year olds

Dates: From Sept 2017 to Spring 2018

Venue: various - see flyer for details

£100 to DSPL7 schools (DSPL7 will fund the other £100)

Additional ELKLAN info

 

Down Syndrome Education Course

Date: 11th Sept 2017-4th December 2017

Venue: STAGS

Cost for DSPL7 area: £40 for the whole course per attendee. If Teacher and TA attend
together, the cost is £60 per course for both
Cost for other DSPL areas: £120 for the whole course per attendee. If Teacher and TA
attend together, the cost is £180 per course for both

 

AET Tier 1 Train the Trainer course

Date: 18th Sept 2017

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

AET Tier 2 Training

Date: 4th Oct 2017

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Youth Mental First Aid Training

Date: 2nd and 9th November 2017

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Everything you want to know about mental health (almost)

Date: 8th February 2018

Venue: STAGS

FREE to attend

 

Responding to self harm

Date: 22nd March 2018

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

 

Hertfordshire SEND Benchmark and Planning Tool launch workshops

Date: 9 sessions to choose from, from 11th to 15th September 2017

Venue: Various (see flyer for more info)

FREE to attend 

 

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

 

Workshops for parents of children with additional needs

Date/time: Sept - Oct 2017

Venue: STAGS & Trinity Church

£25 per person per workshop

 

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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