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Coronavirus: Resources for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)

Online resources to support children, young people and families during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Speaking to children about coronavirus

Coronavirus: A book for children [PDF]

Youtube: Coronavirus information using images and Makaton

I CAN: Talking to your child about coronavirus, and activity ideas

Support and resources for children, young people and families

Learning Disability Matters: COVID-19

Council for Disabled Children: COVID-19 support and guidance - Information and resources for parents about education, health and social care 

Contact: COVID-19 - Advice and information for families with disabled children, including advice about benefits, education, and coping at home

Child Mind Institute: Supporting Families During COVID-19 - Information on anxiety, autism, ADHD, behaviour, loss

Disabled Children's Partnership: Coronavirus - Government advice, helpline details and regional resources

Mental health support

Kooth: Free online mental health support for children and young people in South Tyneside from 11 to 25 years old

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families: Supporting young people's mental health - Resources about anxiety and self-help

Growtherapy Facebook page

Support for children with autism

Autism in Mind: Autism advice for young people from 11 to 25 years old

The Toby Henderson Trust: Support for children and young adults with autism, their families, and carers

National Autistic Society: Coronavirus

Support for deaf children

National Deaf Children's Society: Coronavirus support for deaf children

Support for children with a visual impairment

Sight Advice FAQ: Children and young people with a visual impairment

Support for people in South Tyneside

Support for people in South Tyneside

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