Covid-19 Support

Covid-19 Support

Resources

Department of Education Home Schooling Resources – including SEND specific resources

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education#mental-wellbeing A collection of great resources to support young people and their families at home from our own local Inclusion Support Service

https://www.ashfordinclusion.org/coronavirusThis has a variety of resources on it which we have used  and links to other leading organisations who are also offering advice and guidance.

Some young people with additional needs may be showing signs of regression or taking steps backwards in their development- please do not worry. The advice below could be of help:

If managing screen time is proving to be challenging this may be of help:

Teens, Screens and QuarantinesHere is a social story about the virus which we have used at school – it may be helpful to revisit it

My Story about Pandemics and the Coronavirusthis is the social story I have used with the students before lockdown

This document from the Anna Freud Centre may be of help  – it is more detailed than other resources –    https://www.annafreud.org/media/11322/supporting-the-most-vulnerable-children-and-young-people-interactive-160420.pdf

Useful Sources of Help for Other Aspects of the Covid19 Crisis

Kent Together are providing support for families

https://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/health/coronavirus/kent-together  

Home essentials

https://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/care-and-support/benefits/home-essentials-in-a-crisis