SEND Support

We will be using this page to add resources that may be helpful to children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities. We will add things here as soon as we are able to support our families.

Resources from Leeds SENIT (Special Educational Needs Inclusion Team)

List of free sites you can access from home – https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/

https://www.worldbook.com/wbblog/covidsupport

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/

https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/

Different social stories, leaflets  and booklets explaining about Coronavirus, the  need to stay at home and ‘my school is  closing’ – plus attached booklet

https://odj291dvc2f1yylma1sfkyb5-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-.pdf

https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/Information%20about%20Coronavirus%20ER%20UPDATED%20130320%20SD%20editsAH.pdf

https://carolgraysocialstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pandemics-and-the-Coronavirus.pdf

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/School-is-closing.pdf

Our Scope Family Services are still running from home do contact should you need any advice/support: 

Scope Parents Connect:

louise.gillard@scope.org.uk / chloe.anderson@scope.org.uk

Scope Sleep Right: Sleepright.leeds@scope.org.uk

Scope Activities (short breaks): leeds@scope.org.uk  0113 3570038

Other Scope services:

Scope helpline: 0808 800 3333

Scope Navigate service: Navigate is a national mentoring service, that provides online emotional support for parents and carers of disabled children who are finding out about their child’s additional needs. https://www.scope.org.uk/family-services/navigate/

Scope online community: ‘Our online disability forum is a vibrant and supportive space for disabled people, parents and carers to get disability advice and information, and talk to people with similar experiences’ https://community.scope.org.uk/

Scope mindful monsters: provide good ideas for activities parents. Focusing on 4 key areas the Mindful Monsters subscription aims to boost creativity, improve concentration, inspire positivity and aid relaxation. It’s a subscription service they can sign up here https://mindfulmonsters.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIltfCjLOk6AIVFeDtCh2NMAcIEAAYASAAEgLzwPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

The STARs team have provided us with these links:

And some PECS symbols that may be useful for constructing visual timetables at home:

Generic PECS Symbols for home