2020 Covid-19 support
Coventry Family Hubs
Please find information about the Coventry Family Hub's. Four Hubs remain open. These are: Harmony (Central), Woodside & Mosaic (South) as well as Park Edge (East). For more information visit the Coventry Family hubs website.
RESILIENCE WORKSHOP 21.5.2020
VIRTUAL COFFEE MORNING 4.6.2020
VIRTUAL COFFEE MORNING 2.7.2020
CCT TRANSITION PLAN
Is your child or young person eligible for Travel Assistance?
This free parent session will include information about the Travel Assistance criteria for children and young people with SEND, at both statutory school age and post 16.
Coventry SEND Telephone Support for Parents and Carers
This term, Coventry Educational Psychology Service is offering direct telephone support to parents and carers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
COVENTRY SEND PHONE SUPPORT
CWPT have listed a range of useful resources and toolkit that can be accessed for parents supporting children with SEN to understand Covid 19.
National Autistic Society – guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff: https://www.autism.org.uk/services/nas-schools/vanguard/news/2020/march/coronavirus-(covid-19)-advice.aspx
Mencap - Easy Read guide to Coronavirus:
Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing: https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/
Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/
Carers UK - Guidance for carers: https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19
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: https://www.mindheart.co/descargables
Amaze - information pack for parents https://amazesussex.org.uk/faqs-about-the-coronavirus-for-parent-carers-of-children-with-send-brighton-hove/
Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their Advice on the coronavirus for places of education. You can download it here.
Visit https://speechandlanguage.info/parents for lots of speech and language resources, advice and tips for parents working at home with their children who have SLCN.
Autism Resources – Coventry & Warwickshire Mind
Below are some resources and organisations that we sometimes use ourselves and are happy to pass on as recommendations. Dimensions is a site set up by the Coventry & Warwickshire CAMHS team and is a tool used for assessment, support and signposting for children and young people with autism.
Apps to support learning at home*Please note that some websites and apps suggested may come with ads and the content isn’t always monitored.*
November 2019 Newsletter
November 2019 edition of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Behaviour, Attendance, Exclusions and Alternative Provision Newsletter
SEN newsletter November 2019
Coventry City Council E-mail alerts
Click the link below for more information.
Coventry City council Alerts- Apr 20
Coventry City council - COVID-19 Special
COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL ALERTS SERVICE Dec 19
Coventry City Council Alerts service Oct 19
Workshops and Support
Do you Care for a child With Additional Needs aged 0-8? Brighter Beginnings offer free workshops.
Money Matters 17th March
How to improve your finances, What you may be entitled to, Where to get financial support.
For more information click the flyer below.
Brighter Beginnings FLyer
SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service) Coffee morning Thursday 7th November.
Coffee Morning 7/11/19
Come and talk informally to the SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service)
SENDIASS Drop-in Session