Summer Holidays Check in and Chat

Liz Stanley and Christine Armstrong recently facilitated a Check In and Chat Zoom session to help attendees think about and prepare for the summer holidays. As Liz said, love ‘em or loathe ‘em they are about to be here and a little bit of preparation in advance can help to ensure that the children and … Continue reading Summer Holidays Check in and Chat

Check in and Chat: Autism and ADHD

This week’s Check in and Chat was hosted by Liz Stanley, SPACE’s Training Lead, who led us through a whistle stop tour of SPACE’s Understanding Autism and ADHD Workshop. We covered: What is Autism and ADHDThe characteristics of Autism and ADHDExecutive Functioning and Emotional RegulationThe impact of a dual diagnosis There was so much helpful … Continue reading Check in and Chat: Autism and ADHD

Online Check In and Chat with Team SPACE – Talking Teens

At today's Check in and Chat, Clare Brillus and Nicky Chaperlin shared their wisdom on the world of Post-16 SEN parenting, and the challenges of transitioning into this new terrain of independence. Both Clare and Nicky are part of the Senior Leadership Team of SPACE Herts, and they both also have 16-year-old neurodiverse children. The … Continue reading Online Check In and Chat with Team SPACE – Talking Teens

Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Post-16 transitions

Online Check in and Chat - Talking Teens On today's Check in and Chat we were joined by Sandra Mahoney, DSPL4's transition worker for post 16s. Sandra was employed by DSPL4 (Borough of Broxbourne; from Hoddesdon to Waltham Cross) following a consultation with parents, schools, settings and other stakeholders in the area which found post 16 … Continue reading Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Post-16 transitions

Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Services for Young People

Throughout May we are ‘Talking Teens’ at our Check In and Chat online sessions.  In our first session of the month we were pleased to welcome Mark Hughes from HCC’s Services for Young People. Services for Young People is part of Hertfordshire County Council and provides youth work projects, information, advice, guidance, work-related learning and … Continue reading Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Services for Young People