Free Parent Information Sessions

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Devon Information Advice and Support – Demystifying SEND Information Sessions

Free information session for parents and carers of children with SEND about how to find clear information and support; Tuesday 30th November 2021, online 10.30am – 12.30pm.

Whether you’re new to SEND or already on your journey, this session is aimed at parent/carers supporting their child with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who would like to find out more about SEND support.

Previous sessions have sold out, so book early! The session aims to help parents understand how they can access information and which services may be available for them. There is discussion about the graduated response and the terminology around SEND used in schools. e.g. universal, targeted, specialist services. You can also find out more about working with school in an assess, plan, do and review type approach. The sessions also aims to signpost to information and service websites that are already out there and linked to the Devon Local offer webpage. They are delivered in a varied virtual format – a mix of presentation and discussion with questions at the end. Click here to find out more and book a place.

Parent Workshop – Listening to Your Child’s Views

Helping your child to express themselves and tell you how they feel about life at school. Tuesday 16th November 2021, online 10.30am – 12.30pm. Click here to find out more and book a place.

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Our Space

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A club for children and young people from different ethnicities to connect, play and explore our culture and identity.

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Talkworks

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TALKWORKS is a free NHS service offering psychological therapies for common mental health difficulties, such as depression and anxiety disorders. They work with adults over the age of 18, and are currently offering workshops to support individuals who are struggling.

They are running the following workshops remotely to deliver information that could benefit anyone struggling at this time:

Stress Less with TALKWORKS. This 2 hour workshop gives a flavour of the types of treatments that TALKWORKS offers, it also offers some really good coping mechanisms around how to cope with low mood, anxiety and stress. Dates and times are as follows-
-Thursday 11th November 12.30-2.30pm
-Monday 13th December 5.30-7.30pm

TALKWORKS for Sleep workshop. This 2 hour workshop is aimed at people struggling with their sleep and offers different ways to promote a healthy sleeping pattern. Dates and times are as follows:
-Monday 8th November 6-8pm
-Tuesday 23rd November 10am-12pm
-Wednesday 8th December 5.30-7.30pm


TALKWORKS for Talking Health. Another 2 hour workshop aimed at people with a long term health conditions, offering ways to manage both their physical and mental health. Dates and times are as follows-
-Wednesday 24th November 2-4pm
-Thursday 16th December 3-5pm
-Friday 21st January 2022 12-2pm

For anyone who would like to attend a Wellbeing workshop, please call 0300 555 33 44 to reserve a place. If you would like any more information about the services TALKWORKS offers please go to their website at https://www.talkworks.dpt.nhs.uk/.

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