A parent has kindly informed me that the sheet below, available free on Twinkl, was really helpful in identifying what is on her children’s minds. Although the ‘instructions’ on it refer to an anxiety rating sheet, the more generic worry questions on that particular sheet may not relate to the children’s worries at this time, … Read more ‘My Main Worries’ sheet
Whilst I am very aware that parents are being bombarded with more ‘things to use at home’ than they can possibly use, I am nonetheless attaching the most recent advice I have been sent. There are useful tips in here for many children, but there is specific advice on SENSORY REGULATION which I feel will … Read more More Advice for Homeschooling
In these challenging times, the Educational Psychology (EP) Service is trying to ensure that people are getting the support they need. The ‘contact line’ is a dedicated telephone number, manned by the EP service who will, if necessary, be able to signpost you to someone who can offer more specific advice and support. This contact … Read more EP Contactline
Please see below some useful advice that has been sent out to support parents with managing the transition to homeschooling. Of course, not all points will be relevant to all learners, but it is worth scrolling through to see if there are any ideas that would be useful to you.
Please see the message below, received from the Communication and Autism Team. This will be a difficult time for many children with ASD, or suspected ASD. “To support children with communication and autism needs and their families during this unsettled period, the Specialist Advisory Teachers will be extending the hours of our telephone advice line … Read more Autism Advice Line
Please find here a couple of social stories that have been written to help children understand a little about the Coronavirus and to ease their worries. The first one is for younger children and the second one for slightly older children. Although we are looking at these stories in school, please consider reading them with … Read more Coronavirus social stories and advice
Please see below for details of a course offered by Nessie, exploring the links between Autism and Anxiety, providing an opportunity to share experiences and discuss effective support strategies. Please note that this course is suitable for parents of children aged 9-14 years, pre- or post- diagnosis of Autism.
Please follow the link below to see details of a NESSie training event in collaboration with The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living. You will need to scroll down to the right course to see the details! Parent Forum – Anxiety in Children and Young People Wednesday, 25 March 2020 7:30pm to 9:30pm The Letchworth Centre … Read more Anxiety in Children and Young People Course
Please see below details of an Emotional Wellbeing course being held for parents of primary aged children on 18th March 2020. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emotional-wellbeing-masterclass-primary-18th-march-tickets-87962424981?aff=erelexpmlt