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Workshops

For any enquiries or to speak with someone about support required please call our health hub:

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Community Paediatrics - Early Support Workshop

To watch our Early Support Workshop please click one of the links below. There are also options to watch the video dubbed in the language of your choice. 

Online training you can watch any time

Speech & Language Therapy

https://childspeechbedfordshire.nhs.uk/training/videos/

Our SLT website has plenty of free information videos relevant for parents/carers and school/setting staff, including:

  • Understanding words, sentences and beyond
  • Using words, sentences and beyond
  • Introduction to speech sounds
  • Early sound play
  • Phonological awareness
  • Supporting speech sounds: input activities
  • Supporting speech sounds: blending
  • Introduction to signing
  • Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Objects of reference
  • Object exchange


For sensory challenges (for parents/carers and professionals):

https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/Bedfordshire/services/occupational-therapy/sensory-processing-awareness-training


Planning wheels for sensory challenges (for young people, parents/carers and professionals):

https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/Bedfordshire/services/occupational-therapy/the-planning-wheel


ADHD Workshop (for parents/carers and professionals):

https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/beds-luton-community-paediatrics/diagnosis-support-pack/adhd

  • Click on Summer of SEND + ADHD workshop


ADHD Medication - A parents guide to first line treatment

https://vimeo.com/903236604/e0570cbaac

Behaviours That May Challenge - Workshop

https://vimeo.com/904509323/5ca7b588ca

Behaviours that may challenge workshop FAQs


ADHD New Diagnosis Workshop

https://vimeo.com/773837668/c985cf66bd


Teenage Sleep Workshop

https://vimeo.com/773826941/c5a7782ad5


Parent Sleep Awareness Workshop

https://vimeo.com/725985490/f17c128552

Sleep workshop FAQs

SEND Health Focus Week 2023

  • All About ADHD, Including Information on ADHD Medication

  • SEND and Dietetics: Making Mealtimes Manageable

  • Young People’s Transitions into Adults Services with the Continuing Care Team

  • Supporting Learning with SEND

  • Sleep

  • Eating Disorder Workshop

  • The Positives of Neurodiversity

  • Gender Identity Workshop

  • SEND, Neurodiversity, and Managing Puberty

  • Oral Health and Children With SEND

Live workshops (face to face or virtually)

Speech and Language Therapy:

There are a host of workshops for both parents/carers and professionals. To have a look at the brochure please view their training page.

Or contact the speech and language therapy team on

Email: ccs.beds.childrens.slt.training@nhs.net


Sleep, Continence and Behaviour support from the specialist nursing team

Our Specialist Nursing team can provide advice to help with any sleep, behaviour or continence concerns. You can contact this team for more information, by calling 0300 555 0606.


Autism

Our partners at Autism Bedfordshire deliver an extensive programme of workshops and training for both parents and professionals. To view what they have on offer please visit their website or contact them using the details below: 

Telephone: 01234 350704 – we are open from 9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays (excluding bank holidays). 

Email: enquiries@autismbeds.org 

You can also come along to an Autism Central event near you. Check out their events page for more information. 


Local Offer

The Local Offer, hosted by your local authority also contains information on events, workshops and local support services. They can be found below: 

For families in Bedford Borough this can be found here: https://localoffer.bedford.gov.uk/

For families in Central Bedfordshire this can be found here: https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/localoffer

For Families in Luton this can be found here: https://directory.luton.gov.uk/kb5/luton/directory/localoffer.page

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