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Training for parents/carers

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

Round up of Training available in October

To book training for 

Carers in Beds - visit their what's on calendar by click here then click on the date and time 

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Visit their event page on their website by clicking here 

Autism Bedfordshire - Visit their training page by clicking here

Early Help Triple P Training - Email please make the subject the date time and title of the course 

Wednesday 5th October 2022 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Autism Bedfordshire

The First Steps to Supporting an Autistic Individual and Those Pursuing a Diagnosis


Wednesday 5th October - 7-9pm

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Dyslexia Training

Wednesday 5th October - 7-9pm

Early Help – Triple P Managing Fighting and Aggression

Wednesday 12th October - 7-9pm

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Cyber Choices


Thursday 13th October 2022 10am to 12 noon

Early Help Triple P - Coping With Teenage Emotions for Parents/Carers of Children aged 12 year and older


Wednesday 19th October - 7-9pm (Online)

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - 

PDA and Sleep

Wednesday 19th October  7pm-9pm

Early Help Triple P - Reducing Family Conflict

Thursday 20 October 2pm -3pm

Cares in Beds - Cost of Living Workshop

Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College Autumn Sept to Dec

The 2022 Autumn (September - December) Prospectus is out now.

Click to download here: The latest prospectus.

Click to download the summary version here.

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