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HEAD LICE INFORMATION

Head lice and nits are very common in young children and their families. They don’t have anything to do with dirty hair and are picked up by head-to-head contact.  Here is a link to some useful information from the NHS:  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/head-lice-and-nits/

 

Family Learning at ACL Essex - more details here: http://www.aclessex.com/FL

 

New Short Breaks Brochure for Children and Young People with Disabilities in Essex

To request a printed copy of the new brochure, please email your name and address to shortbreaks@essex.gov.uk or view an electronic copy via the Short Breaks website. The information contained within the brochure will help identify support and activities available across Essex. Alternatively for additional information please contact the Short Breaks team on 0333 013 9889.

 

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN - Click here for more information⇒ http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk/

 

The ESSEX FAMILY FORUM would love to hear from more parents or parent carers who would like to get involved. Membership is open to any family or parent carer of a child or young people with SEND up to the age of 25. Joining is free and parents can participate as much or as little as they like. Further details can be found on their website and you can contact them by email hello@essexfamilyforum.org

 

ASD PARENTING PROGRAMME – See the documents below for more information (referral form & request for help)

Referral form info south

Request for early help

 

YOUNG MINDS -Worried about a child or young person’s behaviour or mental health? You’re not alone.  

Transition – Young Minds have some useful videos from the parent helpline team to support you and your child through significant changes in their young lives. - Click here ⇒ Coping with change 

 

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