One way in which Hertfordshire provides support to children and young people with SEND across the county is through our Delivering Special Provision Locally groups (DSPLs).
Click on the link below to access Courses and Information in your local area.
Support for Autism and ADHD in Herts
The Autism and ADHD transformation programme, which includes Hertfordshire County Council, NHS trusts, HPCI and local voluntary organisations, has been working hard to improve services for families and young people. A key area of work has been ensuring you know where you can go to access support in your local area. This will hopefully help you get access to support as early as you can. To find out more about the support available please watch this 3-minute animation or visit the Herts Local Offer.
Please see below for a range of courses to support our parents and carers. For any questions, queries or support with registering for courses please contact the school.
Support and Courses
Angels is an experience-led charity, based in Hertfordshire, which provides individualised, professional expertise and advice. We work alongside parents to build understanding and to empower them to hear their child’s voice. Our key aim is to maximise the individual potential of each child and young person.
Here for you when you need us the most
Our SEND family support workers are here to help you navigate particularly challenging periods or situations. We also know that when you have a child with SEND or are beginning to feel that they may have additional needs sometimes a listening ear is just what you need.
Single Point of Access (SPA) 24/7 Mental Health Helpline
Herts residents of all ages, including carers, GPs and other professionals can contact our 24/7 Single Point of Access (SPA) Mental Health Helpline team at any hour of the day or night, 365 days a year. The team can provide support for Herts residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis, need some mental health support or just want to talk on:
- Freephone 0800 6444 101 or
- NHS 111 and select option 2 for mental health services
- If they are seriously ill or injured, dial 999 for the emergency services.
ICON is a programme that promotes and provides simple messaging and resources to all parents and carers of babies from pregnancy onwards – everybody has a role to play in preventing AHT
Learning for Life is a new project covering personal health, emotions, relationships, and appropriate behaviour. They will be releasing new material in sets of videos covering particular areas of need for their community.
ERIC – Parents and Carers – ERIC offers a range of support and information for parents and carers. Online information and resources: Potty training, Constipation and soiling, Daytime bladder problems, Bedwetting. Each section has Frequently Asked Questions on the most common queries parents ask Helpline advisors.