Skip to main content

Monthly Training for parents/carers

Following feedback we now provide a monthly round up of all training available for SEND parents/carers in Bedford Borough.

Monthly Training round up

 

Date and Time

Venue

Wednesdays, 7pm to 9pm 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th September; 4th & 11th October 2023 -

Early Help – Who in charge

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk

 

7 September 7pm - 8:30 pm

 

Online or FACE TO FACE Carers in Bedfordshire  ‘How to support people with suicidal thoughts

Register here to join in person for a sandwich supper or via Zoom. 

 

Friday 8th September 2023 10am to 12pm

 

Early Help - Triple P  Developing Good Bedtime Routine

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk

 

Monday 11th September to Thursday 4th December 7pm to 9pm

Break for half term

FACE TO FACE

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Healthy Parent Carer Programme

In order to book you must be a parent carer of a child age 0-25 living in Bedford Borough.

You will need to commit to the full 12 weeks in order to get the full benefit of the course.

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-parent-carer-programme-online-tickets-648754771987

 

Monday 11th September 2023
7pm - 8pm

British Dyslexia Association Free Webinar - Dyslexia Awareness For Early Years and Foundations Stage (EYFS)

To book visit https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/events/free-webinar-dyslexia-awareness-for-eyfs-2

 

Tuesday 12th September 2023

7pm to 9pm

Contact - Speech, Language and Communication Workshop (Primary)

 

 

Virtual workshops on Speech, Language and Communication for parents of children with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment, language impairment and autism.

 

To book visit  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/speech-language-and-communication-workshop-primary-tickets-638601593557?aff=odcleoeventsincollection

 

Wednesday 13th September 2023 1pm to 3pm

 

Early Help – Triple P Hassle Free Shopping

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk

 

Thursday 14th September 2023 10am to 12 noon -

Early Help – Triple P Dealing with Disobedience for Parent/Carers of Children aged 3 to 12 year old

 

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk

 

Thursday 14th September to Thursday 7th December - 9.30-11.30am

Break for half term

FACE TO FACE

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Healthy Parent Carer Programme

In order to book you must be a parent carer of a child age 0-25 living in Bedford Borough.

You will need to commit to the full 12 weeks in order to get the full benefit of the course.

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-parent-carer-programme-in-person-tickets-648292820277

 

Thursday 5:15pm to 8pm 14th, 21st & 28th September; 5th, 12th & 19th October 2023

FACE TO FACE

 

Early Help Strengthening Families Kempston Youth Centre, Hillgrounds Road, Kempston, Bedford MK42 8QP

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk

Monday 18th September  2023 9:30am - 11:30am  

Contact – Speech, Language and Communication Workshop (Early Years )

 

Virtual workshops on Speech, Language and Communication for parents of children with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment, language impairment and autism.

 

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/speech-language-and-communication-workshop-early-years-tickets-638610670707?aff=odcleoeventsincollection

 

 

Wednesday 20th September - 10am-12pm

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - EHCP Training part 1 of 2

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-education-health-and-care-plans-ehcps-tickets-678044638767?aff=oddtdtcreator

 

 

Wednesday 20th September - 7-9pm

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - SEND Support and the Graduated Response

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/send-support-and-the-graduated-response-with-tim-long-tickets-657458745807

 

Wednesday 20th September 2023 7pm to 9pm -

Early Help – Triple P Coping with Teenage Emotions for parents and carers of children aged 12yrs and above

To book email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk

 

 

 

Friday 21st September 7pm to 9pm

Carers in Bedfordshire - Nurse Talk – What is Diabetes – Reduce your risk

Register Here

 

Monday 25th September -  9.30am -11.30am 

 Bedford borough Parent Carer Forum Coffee Morning - Personalisation and Personal Budgets

Venue Project 229, 227-229 Bedford Road, Kempston

 

Tuesday 26th September 2023
7:00pm - 8:00pm

ONLINE British Dyslexia Association - Free Webinar for Parents - Exam Access Arrangements

To book visit https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/events/free-webinar-for-parents-exam-access-arrangements
        

Wednesday 27th September - 10am-12pm

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - EHCP Training part 2 of 2

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-education-health-and-care-plans-ehcps-part-2-tickets-678051298687?aff=oddtdtcreator

 

Thursday 27th September - 10am-12pm

Contact – Speech, Language and Communication Workshop (Secondary)

 

Virtual workshops on Speech, Language and Communication for parents of children with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment, language impairment and autism.

 

To book visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/speech-language-and-communication-workshop-secondary-tickets-638619557287?aff=odcleoeventsincollection

 

 

 


To book training 

Autism Bedfordshire 

Visit their training page by clicking here


Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum 

Membership is FREE and open to any family members or carers of any child or young adult with special educational needs or a disability, up to the age of 25 years and who live in or access services in Bedford Borough. To become a member, please complete their membership form here

Visit their event page on their website by clicking here 


Carers in Beds 

visit their what's on calendar by click here then click on the date and time 


Early Help Triple P Training

Email Triplep@bedford.gov.uk


Speech and language service

Visit their page by clicking here

Recording of the SEND Health Week Talks July 2023

Please click here to see the full range of recordings from the SEND Health week talks 

BLMK SEND eLearning for Parents and Practitioners

Bedford Borough Council and Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum have worked with partners from across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes to coproduce a set of 3 eLearning modules where you can learn more about SEND and the Childrens and Families Act 2014.

You can access the training through clicking here . You will need to register as a new user to be able to access the training. For many of the registration questions parents can simply answer N/A.

The below video gives an introduction to what to expect from this eLearning

 

 

ONLINE Council for Disabled Children level 1 and 2 SEND basic awareness training (Certificate available)

The Council for Disabiled Children is delighted to announce the launch of their SEND Basic Awareness e-learning course. This freely available, self-guided e-learningwill improve people  knowledge and understanding of:

  • the Children and Families Act,
  • the SEND Code of Practice,
  • the Local Offer,
  • the graduated approach

Level 1 link -  Level 1: SEND Basic Awareness | Council for Disabled Children

Level 2 link - Level 2: SEND Basic Awareness | Council for Disabled Children

ONLINE Parent/Carer Module An Introduction to Speech and Language Communication