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Early Years event 
15th - 19th November 2021 

A Toddler and a Baby
Smiling Baby

We hope that you enjoyed our ‘virtual’ Early Years event, and more importantly, gained useful information to support your child’s journey.

If you missed them first time around or would like to see them again you can view the presentations and Q&A sessions here:

Scroll down for links to and

information about our Event Associates

Social Communication and Behaviour and Eating, Feeding and Sleep

Lisa Trend - SEES (Specialist Early Education Service)

Jo Neville - Health Visitor

Lucy Ross - Speech and Language Therapist

Sally Rogers - Professional Lead for Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Service Lead for Community Health Early Support (CHES)

Jenny Heyler - Speech and Language Therapist - Dysphagia Specialist

Sarah Jordan - Children's Community Nursing   - access to all advice relating to child development, advice line, infant feeding, managing minor illnesses, continence, sleep


Advice Line

Families with children from birth to 19 years old can call our Surrey-wide 0-19 Advice Line on: 01883 340 922 

8am-5pm Mon- Fri (exc. Bank holidays)

Therapy Resource Packs

There are 2 ways to find them:- 

  • Resources and Advice sheets

  • Occupational therapy early years resource packs

  • Speech and language therapy early years resource packs

Resource Finder Tool

This includes advice sheets from speech + Language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy.



Other highly recommended national websites include:- - lots of short videos, very practical ideas.

HLM.png -  Easy to look at with videos to help give ideas for children at different ages.

Dr Mark Brown PhD, MA Autism, RNLD, Dip Prof Pract, Dip Appl Psych - Special Needs Consultant

Special Help 4 Special Needs

Fran Beale - Family Support Worker Lead - Shooting Star Children's Hospices


Carol Hodges - Scheme Director for Homestart Elmbridge

Yvonne Newbold MBE - Founder Newbold Hope

Author of ‘The Special Parents Handbook’ and Member of the NHS Assembly

Surrey Libaries

Frida Metcalfe - Acting Programme and Audience Development Manager


Jackie O'Kelly - Family Support Consultant at Contact

Jane Gupta - Early Years SEND Manager SEND Team Surrey CC

Graduated Response Early Years

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