Online Workshops for Parents & Carers

Our Family Support team run free online “Let’s Talk about” workshops for parent and carer members. These workshops are an opportunity to learn about information, techniques and strategies to support you in caring for and supporting someone with Down’s syndrome, have opportunity to ask questions and to share experiences and connect with other parents and carers.   

These workshops cover a  range of topics including, early years development and learning, helping your child learn to read and learn numbers, understanding and supporting behaviour that challenges and talking about growing up. 

Spaces on each workshop are limited to 10,  these sessions are always very popular, so we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment. 

Online Workshops 

  • Let’s talk about supporting your child’s early years development
  • Let’s talk about understanding and supporting behaviour
  • Let’s talk about helping your child learn numbers –
  • Let’s start talking about growing up, boundaries and relationships
  • Let’s talk about helping your child learn to read using the whole word approach

Dates and times for these workshops can be found on Hub 21 where you can book your place. 

Once your booking is confirmed we will send you all the details you need to join the session.  

If you are not a member of Hub 21 or have any questions about these workshops please contact the Family Support Team by calling our helpline on 0300 030 2121 or email familysupportservice@dsscotland.org.uk.  

We are also running a workshop for parents and carers of adults with Down’s syndrome on Caring for and Supporting Someone with Down’s syndrome and Dementia, more information about these workshops can be found here.

All of our online sessions comply with our Online Safeguarding policy, this can be accessed here, please take the time to read this policy prior to your session if you have any questions we are more than happy to answer them.