From mid-February there will be some free 1:1 sessions for those Kingston borough parents who have already attended a Post-diagnosis session. These 1:1 sessions are funded by AfC and will last one hour. They offer information and support to parents of children and young people with ADHD who may be struggling to cope with symptoms, … Continue reading 1:1 sessions for parents of children in the Kingston borough
Thank you to local businesses on Ham Parade for donating raffle prizes; Divine Dry Cleaners a £10 voucher, M & J Hardware 2 pairs of pruner scissors and Dance Active a Soft Ballet Bag. Squires in Twickenham supplied a £10 voucher. Our kindly donated auction prizes included a signed football by Crystal Palace player Patrick … Continue reading The ADHD Richmond and Kingston Christmas party on 5th December at Ham Youth Centre was a huge success and it wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our amazing sponsors.
To enter come to the ADHD Richmond and Kingston Children’s Christmas Party at Ham Youth Club on 5th December 7 – 9pm. If you would like to attend then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, all children must be accompanied by a parent or carer.
If you would like a chance to win then come and join us at the ADHD Richmond and Kingston Children’s Christmas Party at Ham Youth Club on 5th December 7 – 9pm, please email us at email@example.com if you would like to attend, all children must be members and accompanied by a parent or carer.
If you want a chance to win, then come and join us at the ADHD Richmond and Kingston Christmas Party at Ham Youth Club on 5th December 7 – 9pm, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like your children to attend, all children must be members and accompanied by a parent or carer.
For a chance to win, come and join us at the ADHD Richmond Children’s Christmas Party at Ham Youth Club on 5th December 7 – 9pm. If you would like to attend please email us at email@example.com , the party is open to our members and all children must be accompanied by a parent or … Continue reading A big ADHD Richmond thank you to Best Fish and Chips for donating 2 x £20 vouchers and Vue Cinema in Kingston for providing 4 x VIP cinema tickets as prizes in our Big Christmas Raffle.
The Cardinal Peppe will be providing pizza and Costa Coffee supplying cake. If you are a member and would like your children to join us at Ham Youth Club on 5th December 7 – 9pm, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, all children must be accompanied by a parent or carer. And if that isn’t enough … Continue reading ADHD Richmond would like to say a huge thank you to The Cardinal Peppe Italian Restaurant in Kingston and Costa Coffee in Ham for sponsoring the ADHD Richmond Children’s Christmas Party.
Alison Huneke from Afasic will be leading a workshop on support for special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream schools. Afasic is a parent-led charity representing the interests of children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). The charity provides information and support for parents and others through their website and parents’ helpline. … Continue reading Tuesday 27th November – Family Matters Workshop on Speech, Language and Communication Needs – 10am to 1pm Disability Action & Advice Centre, 4 Waldegrave Road Teddington TW11 8HT
Some new FREE after schools club have just started in Richmond at the Croft Centre, Windham Road, Richmond, TW9 2HP. These clubs are for 8+ and will be running on Tuesday and Thursdays. Here is a link with more information that could be of interest. https://www.afcinfo.org.uk/pages/local-offer/information-and-advice/short-breaks-and-respite/short-breaks/aiming-high-short-breaks/achieving-for-children-after-school-club
Richmond Council is inviting parents, carers, young people and other stakeholders for their views on the future of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Richmond. The results of the consultation will inform the Council’s budget setting process for 2019-20, and help to further develop the local offer of … Continue reading Have your say on future funding of services for Richmond children and families with SEND
Tuesday 16th October 11am – 1pm at Russell Cooke Solicitors, Kingston KT1 1QN We are incredibly fortunate this week to have Tony Doyle show us the QB testing used in ADHD assessments. This is the new form of computer assisted testing which assesses for hyperactivity along with rapid eye movement etc. Tony will explain how … Continue reading Tuesday 16th October Daytime talk – We welcome Tony Doyle of Qbtech who is coming to talk to us about QB (Quantitative behaviour technology) Testing for ADHD
We found the talk by ADHD Specialist Archie Chimanayi last Wednesday most informative. It covered the issues children and young people can face at two main transition stages in their lives and how parents can help them manage these. Here are the slides. Managing Transitions (ADHD Kingston & Richmond) presentation
ADHD Specialist Archie Chimanayi will be talking about transition from primary to secondary school, transition to adult services and coping with challenging teenagers. Archie has over 20 years’ experience working in the NHS across inpatient and community settings working with both children and adults with mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders. He has also delivered parenting … Continue reading Wednesday Evening Talk on 10th October – 7pm to 9pm at Ham Youth Centre – Archie Chimanayi will be talking about transition from primary to secondary school, transition to adult services and coping with challenging teenagers
Exclusive: Findings undermine Ofsted chief inspector’s claim that too many children are being given Ritalin. See link here: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/05/too-few-children-receiving-treatment-for-adhd-figures-suggest?CMP=share_btn_link
At this meeting Achieving for Children will be reporting to Richmond Council on what they have been doing and Councillors will have the opportunity to scrutinise their report and ask questions. Parents can attend and also ask questions if submitted in advance. Details are here: https://cabnet.richmond.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=774&MId=4521&Ver=4
Please would you sign this petition for Parliament on making SEN training for all teachers mandatory https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/227330
Are you concerned about your child’s behaviour at home? Would you like to talk to a member of our Educational Psychology or Emotional Health teams about this? Achieving for Children would like to invite you to one of the following workshops: For parents of children, 3 to 7 years: Thursday 15 November, 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm … Continue reading Challenging behaviour workshops for parents and carers at Achieving for Children (AfC) on 15th and 16th November
Our colleagues at SEND Family Voices have asked us to pass on the following message to Kingston parents: Last week Ofsted announced a SEND Local Area Inspection for Kingston. This inspection is to review how Kingston Borough meets its responsibilities to children and young people (from birth to age 25) who have special educational needs … Continue reading Imminent! SEND Ofsted Inspection announced: Calling all Kingston parents and carers to provide their views on local SEND services and provision
NEW TO ADHD? COME AND HAVE A CHAT POST-DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION GROUP (THURSDAYS) 10.30am – 1pm Next date: 22 Nov 2018 2019: 24 Jan, 28 Feb, 21 March Receiving a diagnosis of ADHD for your child or teenager can be a confusing time. What does it mean? Is it my fault? Am I the only person dealing … Continue reading Post-diagnosis Information Group –