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HAND SEND News Mar 2019

Welcome to the latest issue of HAND SEND News!

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In this issue:

Latest news and updates


SPACE brings new mindfulness and social meetings to Hatfield

Understanding Post 16 with Falconer School

Read how Falconer's new career support programme is evidencing good practice

New drop-in sessions in Harpenden for parents and carers of children and young people with or awaiting a diagnosis of SEN

News from the National Children's Bureau

News from Preparing for Adulthood

New boys group starting in Hatfield, 19 March 2019

News from the Council for Disabled Children

News from Tourettes Action

News and updates from IPSEA

Things to do

Your chance to influence the future of SEND services

Supporting social communication skills - workshops for early years staff

Boundless Holiday Clubs during Easter holidays

Workshops for residents, community and other professionals on the impact of childhood experiences

Monthly girls' group in Hatfield - new time

Inclusive football

The A-Z of Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) - guide to a fit for purpose plan

Support and Advice

We cherish our HAND card

North London: EHC plan masterclass for parents and carers with IPSEA (Independent Panel Special Education Advice)

Free workshops and courses with Families in Focus

Starscope - a local charity for those with Cerebral Palsy and their families (living in an AL postcode)

SEND law training for parents and carers with IPSEA

Parenting courses and support in Dacorum

Supporting siblings - parent workshop in Loughton

More support groups and information

SPACE support groups

Your services

Just a reminder to renew your online account for the short breaks local offer (SBLO) from 28 February

What does the NHS long term plan mean for children and young people with SEND?