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HAND SEND News Feb 2019

Welcome to the latest issue of HAND SEND News!

Welcome to the latest issue of HAND SEND News!

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February 2019

Latest News and Updates


Transforming SEND services in Hertfordshire

Community childcare for children with SEND - we need your help

Contact's newsletter

HCT Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Training Offer

Part-time timetables

Integrated Services for Learning (ISL)  has issued updated guidance which sets out the legal position with regard to the use of part-time timetables for pupils of compulsory school age

New Funding to Support Children with Special Educational Needs

News from the Council for Disabled Children

StorySign app to convert text in children's books to sign language

News from Tourettes action

Things To Do

Potential Kicks - new inclusive football fun - free taster session

VI tennis tournament in Cambridge

Half term gamers coding club

Boundless Care Saturday Clubs and Holiday Clubs

New youth club for teens with and without disabilities

Just for dads free workshops

Learners Community Library in Bishop's Stortford

Children and young people's participation conference 2

Support and Advice

Your child could get a free school meal

Tribunal hints and tips - IPSEA Webinar - available until 17 February 2019

Housing seminar - transition to adult life for young people with SEN - 27 February 2019

Sleep Success course - St Albans

Becoming more ADHD aware

High needs funding arrangements

Evaluation of Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs)

Parenting with empathy - course in Watford

SPACE support group meetings

Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Model letters from IPSEA

Help in the early years explained

Advocacy Toolkit: The rights of disabled young people in the transition planning process

Sibling stay and play

Your Services

New Hertfordshire Family Centre Service

Family Centre staff are looking forward to welcoming children, young people and families across Hertfordshire to join them and register for their new service, which is now fully operational and running programmes across lots of local venues.

Updates : Transforming SEND services

Ask, Listen, Do - how we will deal with SEND concerns in Hertfordshire

Find out about Hertfordshire's role in the national pilot of Ask, Listen, Do