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More ideas for support during lockdown . . .

Work out from home with Herts Sports Partnership

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and everyone being asked to stay at home, we have put together a suite of tools, resources and more importantly, activities, to help keep everyone moving. Whether you need ideas for getting active, coping from a mindfulness perspective or are involved with a club and aren’t sure what the next few months might mean for you, we want to support you, and your next steps.   https://sportinherts.org.uk/workoutfromhome/ 

Learning with BBC Bitesize – A SEND Toolkit

Due to the significant impact of the COVID-19/Corona Virus situation on children, young people and their families, BBC is providing new daily lessons on their Bitesize website here. They’re adding three new lessons every weekday for each year. Pick yours and get started at  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

There is also a parents’ SEND tool kit where you can find practical SEND resources, activities and support to help you and your family during lockdown.

National Autistic society Coronavirus: guidance and resources

We know many autistic people and their families have concerns about the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19). We’re here for you and have developed resources and handy top tips for dealing with its impact.

We are really pleased that the Government has listened to the voices of autistic people and their families and amended national guidance on how often some people can leave their home during the coronavirus outbreak. Read this and more of the latest updates on topics including, health, social care and education.

You will also find real life examples of challenges autistic people and their families are facing as well as more details of how we can help.

Council for disabled children: Coronavirus information for families with disabled children

From general advice and benefits to your child’s education and tips and links to help you cope at home, you can find out the latest information, support and advice about Coronavirus and its impact on families with disabled children on the Council for Disabled Children (CDC)  new Covid-19 (coronavirus) webpage. Take a look to find out more about:

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families . . .

...wants to do all they can to minimise the impact of current restrictions and so are giving clear, simple advice to all those who are supporting children and young people - and to young people themselves".

Download the Anna Freud Centre's PDFs of advice for young people, parents and carers, families and for professionals working with children and young people.

Are you facing new challenges while schools are closed?

Call our dedicated contact helpline on

01992 588574

Monday - Friday if you wish to speak to either a

Specialist Advisory Teacher in the morning, 10am-2pm or 

Educational Psychologist in the afternoon, 2pm-4pm


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