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SEN Talk General Service Offer

Sen Talk CIC services

Sen Talk CIC is a local non-profit organisation working within the borough of Wandsworth specifically supporting autistic children and children with Attention Deficit Disorders and or other Social Communication needs and their families. The organization works collaboratively with families, service professionals, and academics to promote neurodiversity and opportunities for children and young people with SEND (Autism, ADHD/ADD, and Social Communication Needs)

The age range for children and young people that Sen Talk support is 5-16 years

 General overview of support we offer 

  • Monthly coffee mornings, SEN Explained Talks, Information mornings - Remote 
  • Family support, counselling, advocacy, and pastoral support
  • Professional Training Packages (CPD)
  • Children's interest-led sessions - In-person
  • Pre-Diagnosis and Post-Diagnosis support
  • Respite breaks and Trips for families
  • Parent workshops and peer to peer support
  • University skills training and internship

 

Parent Project

Monthly SEN Explained Talks / Information Mornings 

Delivered remotely through Microsoft Teams.

These sessions are open for parents and carers and professionals wishing to increase their knowledge on SEND and SEND issues.

Spaces must be reserved before joining each session. 

A fee may be requested when signing up for the events 

 

Monthly peer support coffee mornings

Delivered remotely through Microsoft Teams.

These sessions are not borough specific and attendees are welcome to join from any destination. Our coffee morning sessions provide an opportunity for parents and carers raising children/young people with ASD, ADHD, and other SEND (special education needs and/or disabilities) to meet and connect with other families who have similar life experiences and/or challenges

Spaces must be reserved before joining each session. 

Free to join 

 

Parent Space counselling

Delivered remotely through Microsoft Teams.

Sen Talk is continuing to run our subsidised counselling sessions for parent carers. These sessions are delivered by our integrative counselling who supports parents who are experiencing difficulties with stress and anxiety, with additional caring responsibilities. Spaces

There is an active waiting list that parents are welcome to sign up to and get further information from the team at info@sentalk.org.

There is a contribution cost of £15 per session.

 

Parent support sessions

Delivered remotely through Microsoft Teams or telephone.

Bespoke parent support is available to parents and carers who require advocacy, advice, and guidance. This can be a single support session or a package of 6 sessions dependent on needs, to support parents with specific issues and concerns.

You can book a session by contacting our administration team at info@sentalk.org or calling our service advice line 0207 223 1694.

 

Booking parent events

You can reserve your space our browse our upcoming parent project sessions here: http://sentalk.eventbrite.com

 

Children’s Projects

Brick Club, Drop-In Youth club, Stem Club, and Communicate Youth Club

These sessions are face-to-face.

Please note, staff will be wearing PPE screens during all face-to-face sessions, and guidelines for staff attendance and practice must be adhered to take part.

Rates: £80.00 per term. Concession rate available on request 

More information on request at info@sentalk.org 

 

Minds matter mentoring for Children and Young People

These sessions are face-to-face

For children and young people aged 5-16

Offers bespoke support to help overcome social and emotional difficulties, they may be experiencing. Each mentor will work with the child or young person to help identify barriers and find practical ways to help them build the necessary skills to overcome these and will be delivered using and multipurpose approach using the speech and language ELKLAN model through person-centred activities.

A block of 6 sessions for £60.00 

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Referrals

Referrals to Sen Talk can be made by parents and carers themselves or made on behalf of a family from a professional using our online form. Make an online referral

For families that are struggling, or looking for information/ support please get in touch by emailing the general email info@sentalk.org  or by telephone at 020 7223 1694 (opening hours Mon-Friday 9 am-4 pm)

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Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
info@sentalk.org
Website
sentalk.org/

Where to go

Name
John Morris Community Centre
Address
164, St. John's Hill
Battersea
London
Postcode
SW11 1SW
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Notes

Please contact us info@sentalk.org for more information. We have wheelchair access at both of our session locations. 

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All year round service

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Last updated: 22 Nov 2022

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