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Additional Support

Herts Additional Needs Database (HAND)

HAND provides a wealth of information and support for the parents or carers of children with special needs.


Our local Kids organisation supports the parents of children with special needs and disabilities with information, guidance and the loan of toys.


Children’s Integrated Play Schemes, CHIPS offer play and social opportunities for children with additional needs aged 3 to 19 living in East Hertfordshire. Brothers and sisters are strongly encouraged to join play schemes too. CHIPS run a Saturday play session and holiday schemes at Millbrook Primary School in Cheshunt.

DSPL4 Autism Family Support

DSPL4 - Autism Family SupportSupport via home visits, telephone or email, especially following diagnosis or at crisis point. Advice and home visits to help with behaviour and strategies. Information about talks, training and developments in the area.