Coronavirus (COVID-19) SEND Local Offer

Learning at home

Schools will have information on their websites about work for your child, but you can also find ideas on Gov.UK and Worcestershire County Council’s main Covid-19 webpages.

The Government have published guidance for parents and carers to help children with SEND continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Website: Help children with SEND continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19) (opens in a new window)

The Government have also released some online educational resources for which are being made available for free. They are not designed to replace a school’s properly planned curriculum but may be useful for parents of children with SEND in considering how they could support their children’s education.

To access the online educational resources for schools and parents to help children to learn at home please visit:

Website: Coronavirus (COVID 19): list of online education resources for home education for Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) (opens in a new window)

Worcestershire County Council also has dedicated Covid-19 pages where you can find a selection of education ideas, including some specifically for SEN, but other sections may also be of interest.

There is also a section on keeping children entertained, though not specifically for children with SEND

Website: Coronavirus (COVID-19) educational resources for children and young people

Education Services

Education Services also have information and support

Website: Coronavirus: Support for Schools, Settings, Parents and Pupil from Education Services (opens in a new window)

Contact

Contact are a charity for families with disabled children, also have a dedicated section on their website which has lots of useful information, including coping at home.

Website: Coronavirus information for families with disabled children from Contact (opens in a new window)

Special Needs Jungle

Special Needs Jungle have included some resources for distance learning for children and young people with SEND

Website: Special Needs Jungle (opens new window)