Reaching Families Training Courses


We offer two multi-session training courses – The SEND Foundation Course – designed for new parent-carers who would benefit from a grounding in major SEND issues like diagnosis, benefits, EHCP, etc., and – Making Sense of Wellbeing - which covers issues like managing anxiety, relaxation and self-care, exercises to manage low moods, problem solving, building resilience and positive thinking.

What we do:

  • We offer a range of free training courses and workshops to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in West Sussex.
  • The SEND Foundation Course available via zoom or in-person sessions, offers an introduction to major SEND issues for parent carers.
  • Making Sense of Wellbeing available via zoom, covering a range of wellbeing subjects, for parent carers.

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01903 366 360

07845 648 518

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Via Zoom

Making Sense of Wellbeing – Understanding and...

This workshop aims to help parents and carers understand what resilience is and identify ways in which they can increase their ability to cope with stress and life’s challenges and demands. To book your free place, please go to: After booking - Once you have booked a place you will receive an email confirmation from Eventbrite. Prior to the workshop you...
Wednesday, 6 March 2024
Via Zoom

The SEND Foundation Course (3 part course)

Has your child been recently identified as having additional needs? Do you find the systems and support for special educational needs confusing? Would you benefit from a broad overview of how it all works? This three-part course has been designed to provide an introduction on all the key issues parents/carers will encounter as your children grow and develop. It aims to empower parents of children ...


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