Courses for Parents and Families
Please see the information below for details on courses and support available to parents and families.
Space is a Hertfordshire based charity supporting parent/carers of children and young people on the Autistic Spectrum, with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or a Neurodiverse Condition.
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The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Services offer information, advice and support for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). This service is also offered directly to young people.
Webinar dates for Jan – Mar 2021 Term
Wednesday 20th Jan 2021 @ 7:30pm – EHC Needs Assessment Pt. 2 – Refusal or Agreed…What happens next? (Weeks 6-12)
This is the next session for those parents who attended out What is an EHC Needs Assessment Webinar. This webinar will look at the next steps of the 20 week process from weeks 6-12. It will cover:
- Why the LA may refuse to do an EHC NA
- The options parents have following a refusal to assess
- What happens when an EHC NA is agreed
- How you & your child are involved
Wednesday 27th Jan 2021 @ 7:30pm – Choosing a School Webinar
This session is for those parents who have a child within a transition school year. It will explore things to think about and consider when viewing and making a decision about your child’s new school.
Wednesday 24th Feb 2021 @ 7:30pm – Annual Reviews
This session is for those parents with a child who has an EHCP. It will look at:
- What an annual review is
- The Annual review process
- Preparing for an annual review meeting
- Setting SMART targets
- Preparing for Adulthood Y9+
- And you options if you are not happy with a decision
Wednesday 10th March 2021 @ 7:30pm – EHC Needs Assessment Pt.3 – Planning meeting & beyond (Weeks 13-20)
This next session is for those parents who have had their needs assessment agreed and are at the stage of receiving their 1st draft of the EHCP.
- The planning meeting
- The purpose of an EHCP
- Finalising the EHCP if one is agreed
- Options if your EHCP is not agreed
Wednesday 24th March 2021 @7:30pm – SEN Support
This webinar is for those parents who have a child who has or may have a special educational need. It will look at:
- What is an SEN
- What is SEN support
- The areas of need
- The graduated approach
- Quality first teaching
- Reasonable adjustments
- Support Services in Hertfordshire
All these are now available for parents to book tickets for via the HPCI website à https://www.hertsparentcarers.org.uk/webinars/