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Teaching social distancing rules using fun, meaningful and inclusive methods

Simple explanations and examples of fun methods to teach new expectations involving distance and social concepts. Includes various images presented in 2 formats, one using symbols alongside written text

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Skills/child-led home learning curriculum for young people struggling to engage with work at home

This interactive digital download includes simple examples and suggestions for schools and families. It is based on using an individual approach that encourages engagement and helps to develop skills. (free for families)

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Transition passport Providing individualised support during school transitions

For young people with additional needs and those who struggle with anxiety. A simple method of recording individual needs and methods to support children and young people

 

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ADHD and Me

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Free resources

Our professionally designed, engaging resources include simple, step by step instructions and tips on how to adapt for individual needs

3 lists of free online resources to use during the Coronavirus crisis

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Working towards boards

Free download - A simple, effective resource using motivation to encourage engagement in tasks

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Support for young people to use the correct hand washing technique

This free PDF uses multiple methods to support understanding and to make it easier to check which steps the young person has completed. The methods include: visuals, symbols alongside written text, colour coding and numbered steps 

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Free PDF download offering advice and support for families to help reduce anxiety

Written by Professor Amanda Kirby, CEO DO-IT Solutions. Designed by ChatterPack

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Commenting and communication boards

Free download -Simple commenting boards to aid communication using fun and motivation. Instructions for use and tips on how to maximise support included, plus 5 different boards covering a range of levels and activities

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Worksheet | All about me

Free download -Simple worksheet to help support children and young people with SEND to understand more about themselves and others  

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Support with changes and transitions around school holidays

Free download -A simple resource with ideas and tips on ways to personalise for individuals to support with changes and transitions around school holidays

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Pain rating chart

Free download -A simple, child-centred resource to help children communicate physical pain. This resource can also be adapted to help children communicate how they feel emotionally 

Written by Helen Weston, designed by ChatterPack.

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The Autism Umbrella Chart

Free download -A resource for autistic children/adults to help them understand/explain their autistic profile. Created and written by an autistic adult. Professionally designed by ChatterPack

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Offering help to others in your community during lockdown

Free download -This is undoubtedly a worrying time for many vulnerable people within our immediate communities. Here is a PDF you can print and post through letterboxes if you'd like to help others who live near you

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