Hello Parents and Carers,
My name is Louise Cross, I am the PSA (Parent Support Advisor) at Nightingale and would like to introduce myself and my role.
My early career began after training as a nursery nurse since then I have worked in family support for many years, a job I have thoroughly enjoyed. During this time I have built up many resources to support families (as well as my own!) and undertaken specific training in a range of areas e.g. ADHD, autism, counselling children, brain development, freedom program and various parenting programmes to name a few.
I am also a Link mental health champion
My aim is to support you and your children to gain as much from their school experience as possible. Our daily lives can impact heavily on how children learn and settle in school.
I am here to help you with any worries or concerns you may have about your child or any home issues that are making school life difficult for you and your family.
If I cannot help you personally within school, I can help you to find the right support elsewhere, referring to other agencies if needed.
I will add to the information / resources below regularly. I am a great believer in working together and would be really happy for you to share any information you have that may support other parents, please just let me know and I will add.
I will be in school 8.30-3.30 every day except Thursdays, starting the day at the gate to say hello as your children come in.
Please feel free to catch me on the gate for a quick chat/ make an appointment or call into the office and leave me a message.
My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to meeting you
Support for people self isolating
Family Action ASD and ADHD support for parents and carers.
Every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30am parents and carers can join Zoom support sessions and meet other families who have children or young people with ASD or ADHD or both. This is an opportunity to share experiences, practice and receive support from a member of the team. You just need Zoom and the following details to get started. Meeting ID - 928 5803 9218 and Password – 286707