The following resources have been provided by Somerset's Local Offer. The web link has some useful questions and answers that are specifically related to SEND including how the EHCP process is continuing through this difficult time.
I have attached two useful documents the first is a hospital passport if your child has exisiting medical conditions and does need to visit YDH, the second being social stories that can be used to help your child understand Corona virus and why schools are shut. Please feel free to use!
Support from an Educational Psychologist.
During the lockdown period the EPS ran a helpline for parents, this is a phone line that is manned by an EP who can discuss any COVID-19 related issues that your child may be facing. This phoneline has now been extended to continue supporting parents with concerns around COVID-19 related issues that their child is facing.
Rain Before Rainbows
Walker Books has published this eBook to raise awareness for Save the Children’s “Save with Stories” campaign which is supporting families that have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Below is a link to the book that you can download as a PDF to enjoy at home and a teachers pack full of ideas to do with your child as a follow on if you would like!