Links to National Organisations

For local organisations providing support and advice click here

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Health & Wellbeing

Advice & Support

Ideas for Children & Young People

Education & Learning

Health & Wellbeing

 

Kooth

Online emotional well-being support for young people

Click here – www.kooth.com

 

Place2Be

Mental health support for children, tips for how to answer your child’s questions

Click here – www.place2be.org.uk

 

Autistica Charity

Tips from an autism charity for managing anxiety and uncertainty

Click here – www.autistica.org.uk

 

NHS – Every Mind Matters

Tips and advice to look after your mind

Click here – www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters

 

Mind Charity

Managing stress and anxiety during isolation

Click here – www.mind.org.uk

 

Young Minds

Mental health support for young people

Click here – www.youngminds.org.uk

 

NSPCC

Advice & guidance on mental health, depression and anxiety in children

Click here – www.nspcc.org.uk

Advice & Support

 

Family Fund

Grants available for families with disabled children

Click here – www.familyfund.org.uk

 

Contact Charity

Information for families, including benefits advice

Click here – www.contact.org.uk

 

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Resources and information for families with a child/yp with severe learning disabilities and behaviours described as challenging

Click here – www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk

 

Downs Syndrome Association

Lots of resources and ideas from dancing to fitness to advice

Click here – www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

 

Carers UK

Benefits advice, including any changes to current benefits due to Coronavirus

Click here – www.carersuk.org/

 

Education and Learning

 

Government Signposting for learning resources

For children and young people with SEND

Click here – www.gov.uk

 

The Sensory Projects

A bank of resources for those with additional needs.

Click here – www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk

 

Tech Ability

Hardware and software for home learning

Click here – www.techability.org.uk 

 

Ideas for Children & Young People

 

National Autistic Society Resources

Links for social stories and more

Click here – www.autism.org.uk

 

Online Education Resources from Department for Education

Includes SEND links

Click here – www.gov.uk

 

Sense Charity

Make a ‘play toolkit’ for those with complex needs

Click here – www.sense.org.uk

 

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus

From the children’s commisioner

Click here – www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk

 

CBeebies for SEND

Lots of info and resources for little ones with SEND

Click here – www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

 

SingingHands – YouTube

Channel with makaton signing for singing along.

Click here – https://www.youtube.com

 

IXL – Home Learning Resources

Some free online resouces, reception to Yr12!

Click here – www.uk.ixl.com

 

We are living through history – why not make a time capsule?

A positive spin on being safe at home, pages to colour in and adult versions available too!

To download a kids version click here

For more versions from the creator ‘Long Creations’ click here –

 

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