A video to explain the recent temporary changes to Education, health and care plans, due to COVID-19:
Support to explain the current situation to children:
A Social Story to explain the current situation - particularly suitable for children who have ASD.
Resources to Support Home Learning
Lots of resources are available on TES to support you and your child when home learning.
If your child has print disability including Dyslexia or visually impaired, you can find adapted resources on RNIB. Follow the link below.
For parent-led information and resources about SEND please explore Special needs Jungle.
For resources to reduce anxieties and associated behaviours and support home learning, please explore SEN assist.
The link below will take you to the Driver Youth Trust. They have a wealth of home learning resources you can download for free.
During this time, it is important to focus on the development of life skills and how we can encourage our children to be as independent as possible. Please follow the link below to ASDAN's Life skills Challenges page.
Assistive Technology to Support Online Learning
Consider these ways to support your child with/without visual impairment:
The link below will take you to The Eden Academy website, their therapists have developed some videos to help support parents to carry out therapies at home; this includes Speech and Language Therapy, Art Therapy and Physical Therapy.
Speech and Language Therapy
The Speech and Language Team have a Facebook page, where they are sharing resources and ideas for families.
The Facebook name is - SWBH_ChildrensTherapies
The Speech and Language Team have put together a bank of resources to support your child's needs during this time. Please follow the link below to access a wealth of resources.
If you have a child who requires Intensive Interaction - please see their Speech and Language Report then the link below will support you in the delivery of this.