SEND resources during Lockdown

Support for children with neurodevelopmental conditions
 
There is currently a variety of local online and telephone support available for children with neurodevelopmental conditions such as ADHD and ASD and their families.  Click on the link below 'What's on in Liverpool' for more information.
SEND Snapshots
 
Wirral produce a regular snapshot of SEND support available through their Local Offer.  Click on the Snapshot links to find out more.

AUTISM TOGETHER – Children & Family service 

Online clubs available on a Thursday/Friday for children and young people aged 8-18 years.  To attend the online sessions, the child or young person should have a diagnosis of Autism or be on the pathway to a diagnosis of Autism or have diagnosed social and communication difficulties.   

The online clubs are divided into age ranges of 8-12 years and 12-18 years with Gaming sessions, Dungeons and Dragons and online chat groups.  Online sessions are held via zoom and there are 2 staff available at each session.  If you are interested in any of the sessions or you want more information on the online clubs, please feel welcome to call Karen on 0151 666 9960 or email 

 

A new 24/7 mental health helpline

This provides around-the-clock access to mental health support . 

The number for the new crisis line is: 0300 303 3972. 

 
Wirral Local Offer
 
Wirral have added new and supportive content to their website.  Check it out on What's New Wirral Local Offer.
 
 
Links to support children with SEND and their families during lock down
 
Autism
 
The National Autistic Society  provides guidance and a helpline for parents, young people and staff.
 
Mental Health
 
Young Minds  gives tips for talking to your child about Corona Virus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family well being:
 
ADHD
 
 Supporting_your_child_during_shutdown.pdf is a leaflet for children with ADHD and their families.
 
OT and Speech and Language
 
Chatterpack has a long list of activities and games to support children with a range of SEN, specifically Speech and Language and Occupational Therapy needs.
 
Free Webinars
 
Witherslack Group  are offering free webinars on supporting your child with SEN during 
lockdown.  Covers ASD, ADHD and anxiety and well worth a watch.
Speech and Language Resources
 
Click the link below to access a range of resources to support your child's speech sound development.
 
SEND SNAPSHOTS
Take a look at Wirral's regular SEND Snapshots which provide an overview of the services for SEND children and their families in Wirral.  It's well worth and read and we would encourage you to get involved in any of the things that interest you.