Supporting Children with ASD and LD

Hi Everyone, A lot of us are struggling to come to terms with whats happening and the impact coronavirus is having on our daily lives. Many of you care for children with SLD, LD and ASD and have noticed the toll that this having on both there

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Government Guidance for Parent/Carers – Schools & Education

The Government has updated it’s guidance for parent/carers on schools and education during the coronavirus lockdown.  This includes information about educational provision for critical workers, school closures, exams, free schools meals and home schooling.  Please click here for the full briefing – What parents and carers need

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Updated Early Years & Child Care Closures

The Department of Education has updated its guidance on early years settings (up to the age of 5), who they are open for and what role they will help to provide. Please click here for the full guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) early years and child care closures.

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Guidance on Children’s Social Care

The following guidance is specifically for Local Authorities, Local Safeguarding Partnerships and those who have corporate parenting responsibilities. However it is useful as Parent/Carers to see what the guidance is as many of us will be accessing these or be affected by those services. Please click here

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Dealing with COVID-19: new articles for parents and carers

To help families through lockdown and social distancing, new articles on Parent Info tackle some of the key issues they are experiencing, including: Separated parents managing arrangements to see their child Supporting teens to cope with lockdown Looking after their mental health while stuck indoors        

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World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on 2 April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autistic spectrum disorders including autism and Asperger syndrome throughout the world. It highlights the need to help

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