Events

SIBs Group

A fun, supportive and nurturing activity group for children who have a sibling with special needs. 

Simple Solutions Workshops -DSPL7

Problem solving sessions for parents/carers of children and young people 0-25 with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Anne Pocock ASC Surgeries- Summer

Surgeries for parents/carers of children with a diagnosis of ASC.

Talking To Your Child About Their Sexual Health- Keystone

Attendees will gain and understanding of what to expect as children develop sexually, both in terms of physical changes as well as cognitive and the impact on sexual behaviour. This talk is aimed at parents and carers of children aged 8-18 years old.

Just For Dads- Families in Focus

A 2 hour workshop just for Dads/carers caring for children with special needs and/or disabilities under 11 years old. Only available to families living within the DSPL7 areas of St Albans, Harpenden, Redbourn, Wheathampsted and London Colney. 

Understanding Adolescence- Positive Strategies for Parents- Keystone

Attendees will gain an understanding of the biological, psychological and social changes in adolescence. For parents/carers of children aged 11-19. 

Talking Families- Supporting Links

Attendees will gain an understanding of how to manage challenging behaviour with consistency, encourage positive behaviour and set and maintain boundaries. A free 6 week course for parents/carers of children aged 0-12 years. 

Talking Dads- Supporting Links

Over 6 weekly sessions, fathers and male carers of children aged 0-19 will be supported to increase confidence in their parenting, develop and dad/child relationship and improve listening and communication skills.

Talking Teens-Supporting Links

A free 6 week course for parents/carers of children aged 12-19 years old. Will cover the teen brain, the link between behaviour and communicating difficult feelings, understanding risk taking and how to negotiate during a conflict situation.

Managing Family Stress-Keystone

Attendees will gain an understanding of the biological and physical effects of stress and their causes.