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We hope you all have a lovely half term. If you need help during the holidays Blackburn with Darwen Help Hub telephone line is still available 01254 588111. We will return to school on Monday 1st November 2021.

Useful Websites

Learning:

SEND Weblinks for Home Learning

National Oak Academy Specialist   https://classroom.thenational.academy/specialist

BBC Bitesize SEND Toolkit   https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh9v382

The Maths Factor  https://www.themathsfactor.com/

 

Resources and Support:

SEND Home Learning Support – Programmes

SEN Resource Source      https://www.senresourcesource.co.uk/

Regenerate (Autism)     http://www.regeneratecic.co.uk/

SEN Resources Blog      https://senresourcesblog.com/

Special Needs Jungle     https://www.specialneedsjungle.com/

Chatterpack                   https://chatterpack.net/

Sensory Circuits           https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/Documents/Miscellaneous/Sensory%20Motor%20Circuits.pdf

ADHD Northwest   http://adhdnorthwest.org.uk/

 

Wellbeing:

Social Story for Covid January 2021  https://www.stcuthbertspri.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/social-story-for-covid.pdf-%C2%B7-version-1.pdf

Greatminds Together   https://greatmindstogether.co.uk/

 

Outside Agencies and Services:

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/CAMHS

CAMHS Apps  https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/apps-1

CAMHS Websites  https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/websites

CAMHS Downloads  https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/downloads

CAMHS Videos     https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/videos

Daisy Chain    https://www.daisychainproject.co.uk/

Speech and Language Therapy     https://elht.nhs.uk/services/speech-and-language-therapy

Occupational Therapy    https://elht.nhs.uk/services/occupational-therapy

 

 

SEND: apps and games

 

Explaining COVID to younger children

Website: https://www.flipsnack.com/CSKidsBooks/what-s-going-on.html 

Description: Help children to understand what is happening with the global pandemic - COVID-19

 

Brain Parade

Website: http://www.brainparade.com/products/see-touch-learn-free/

Description: a visual instruction app, including flash cards and picture-choosing games, for children with autism and special needs.

 

HelpKidzLearn

Website: https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/

Description: a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.

 

Sensory App House Ltd

Website: https://www.sensoryapphouse.com/

Description: a range of apps are available for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). All are interactive and many do not require significant coordination abilities.

 

Visuals2Go

Website: https://www.visuals2go.com/

Description: an all-in-one app created to support people with communication and learning difficulties. For verbal and non-verbal learners.

 

 

SEND: online, downloadable and printable resources

 

Active Learn Primary

Website: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

Description: the Rapid Reading and Rapid Phonics programmes focus on accelerating progress in reading skills for pupils with dyslexia and with low levels of literacy. Designed for teachers, but suitable for parents too.

Registration: is required

 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Website: https://www.annafreud.org/media/11160/supporting-schools-and-colleges.pdf

Description: a downloadable guide to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils and students during periods of disruption. Designed for teachers, but suitable for parents too.

Registration: not required

 

Charles Dickens Primary

Website: http://www.charlesdickens.southwark.sch.uk/

Description: the Jenny Wren Virtual School SEN Hub offers daily lessons for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, focusing on Makaton and a daily activity to complete with a parent or teacher.

Registration: not required

 

Inclusive Teach

Website: https://inclusiveteach.com/free-printable-sen-teaching-resources/

Description: downloadable and printable accessible teaching resources for parents and teachers to support pupils with a range of SEND needs, including Autism, PMLD, SLCN, MLD, SLD

Registration: not required

 

Priory Woods School

Website: http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/page/?title=Resources&pid=3

Description: resources from an award-winning, innovative school, rated by Ofsted as outstanding and put together by SEND teachers for parents and teachers. The resources include apps and programmes.

Registration: not required

 

SENict Activities

Website: https://www.ianbean.co.uk/senict-members-resource-portal

Description: downloadable activities aimed particularly at learners with PMLD, SLD and those who are learning to use assistive technology to access the curriculum. Suitable for parents and teachers.

Registration: not required

 

SEN Teacher

Website: https://www.senteacher.org/

Description: downloadable and printable resources that can be adapted to suit the needs of pupils. Resources are aimed at a range of abilities. Website has over 300,000 regular users and is suitable for both parents and teachers.

Registration: not required

 

Speech and Language Kids

Website: https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com/free-speech-language-resources/

Description: an extensive range of education and therapy resources for parents and teachers of children with speech and language problems. A podcast is also available on iTunes for verbal and non-verbal children.

Registration: not required

 

Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

Website: https://www.teachingvisuallyimpaired.com/

Description: a range of downloadable resources and instructional strategies to support blind and visually impaired pupils. Suitable for parents and teachers.

Registration: is required

 

The Autism Page

Website: https://www.theautismpage.com/

Description: online support and information aimed at supporting parents with young autistic children. Information and ideas to support the implementation of autism specific teaching methods.

Registration: not required

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Hidden Disabilities - Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

 

Our lanyards are customised with our logo, and we do not ask for any kind of payment.

I have included the link for the website, there are other products available, people can buy directly from the shop on the website, but obviously there is a cost for the product, plus postage.

 

https://www.hiddendisabilitiesstore.com/  

 

The Mall are also giving away the lanyards to people of any age, they are giving awareness training to staff in all their stores. The lanyards are also available from M&S and Sainsburys.


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