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/
Different social stories, leaflets and booklets explaining about Coronavirus, the need to stay at home and ‘my school is closing’ – plus attached booklet
Our Scope Family Services are still running from home do contact should you need any advice/support:
Scope Parents Connect:
Scope Sleep Right: Sleepright.leeds@scope.
Scope Activities (short breaks): email@example.com
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.
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://
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.
- STARS team website: www.starsteam.org.uk/corona resources
- SENDIASS: https://familyinformation.leeds.gov.uk/sendiass 9 Harrogate Rd, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3NB,Hours: 10.00 – 15.00 (Monday – Friday) Phone: 0113 378 5020
- SENSAP: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0113 378 5256
- Current Government Guidelines/Information for parents: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers
And some PECS symbols that may be useful for constructing visual timetables at home: