There are lots of resources for coping during this pandemic aimed at families with babies through to teenagers at the following link: Click here to view site
The Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group supporting and promoting the wellbeing challenge at the following site: Click here to see the challenge
Sunshine Support have some useful pre-recorded webinars plus some online workshops in the coming weeks such as a cuppa and chat on various dates and SEND violent child behaviour and siblings workshop on 18th June. See below for further details and to book. They work in partnership with the SEND VCB (Violent and Challenging Behaviour) project. https://www.sunshine-support.org/events
The Reading Family Information Service (FIS) are working hard to keep information up to date. Many of our voluntary and community sector partners have adapted how they work and continue to provide services to children, young people and families. FIS also has information for Key Workers.
Tel: 0118 9373777 (Option 2) (73777)
Remember, if you, or someone you know is in need of extra support, with shopping or medication call the Borough Council helpline 0808 1894325 (freephone) from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Contact, the national charity for families of children with additional needs, have put together some resources for keeping children with additional needs entertained: https://contact.org.uk/news-and-blogs/entertaining-children-at-home/
Chatterpack was set up by a mother and daughter with ADHD and has lots of good resources for occupying children with SEND https://chatterpack.net/
Advice about going out for exercise with a child with additional needs during this pandemic can be found here: linkedin.com/pulse/coronavirus-regulations-guide-exercise-send-parents-julian-norman
Autism Little Learners - Guidance for those with children who have Autism, as well as a clear social story about why we are staying at home.
National Autistic Society - Click here for useful links and resources from the National Autistic Society during Coronavirus
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