Supporting children and young people with special educational needs during Coronavirus

The Council for Disabled Children have outlined a list of links to support children and young people with special educational needs, together with their parents and carers, to give information about Coronavirus and we have included local links.
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Aston Mansfield
Aston Mansfield will be running a social media campaign on how to keep children entertained during lockdown and promoting general positivity and offering a platform for organisations responding to coronavirus pandemic to inform communities about the emerging support for people. Twitter @A_Mcomms | Insta : Aston-Mansfield| Facebook: Aston-MansfieldOnline Youth services. Contact for more details

Carers UK - Guidance for carers

Government guidelines for vulnerable children and young people

Mencap - Easy-read guide to Coronavirus

National Autistic Society - Guidance and helpline for parents, young people and staff

Place2Be - Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing

The Mix  Help, I'm worried    

Young Minds I'm anxious about coronavirus

Young Minds - Talking to your child about Cornavirus and 10 tips from their Parentd Helpline to support family wellbeing


Amaze - information pack for parents

BBC How to talk to children about Coronavirus   

Compass Buzz Activities for Children     

Covibook - An interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic

Mindheart Help ease children’s anxiety. This is an anxious time for children, we have created an activity book for the under 7s to help children explore the emotions raised by COVID-19 and ease their anxieties. The resource is available in 22 languages

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