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Learning Resources

Links to free educational resources: a comprehensive list of organisations offering free access to educational resources with hyperlinks to their webpages: Links to free educational resources

 

ICT, Special Needs and Inclusion – provides a comprehensive overview of useful sites for learning from home for children and young people with SEND from Barnet Local Authority: https://ictandinclusion.edublogs.org/2020/03/16/sites-for-learning-at-home-for-send-children-and-young-people/

 

The Sensory Projects  - a website that signposts and shares links to a range of resources aimed at supporting children and young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities: https://www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk/covid19-resources

 

Helpful Hints for supporting Literacy - some helpful tips from Barnet Specialist Inclusion Services on how to support your child with literacy: Helpful Hints for supporting Literacy

 

National Literacy Trust - Home learning literacy resources for parents/carers of children aged 0 to 12 years: https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

 

The Communication Trust - resources for parents/carers to support children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties: https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/resources/resources/resources-for-parents/

 

Chatterpack - free speech and language communication and SEND resources for schools and parents/carers

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-free-speech-language-communication-and-send-resources-for-schools-and-parent-carers

 

Singing Hands – a website that helps us to learn Makaton. It includes well known songs and stories you can watch and teach yourself: https://singinghands.co.uk/

 

Story Telling in Sign 

Signed stories from Frank Barnes School for Dear Children: http://www.fbarnes.camden.sch.uk/home

Signed stories including practising of key vocabulary from the stories: Signed Stories

ITV Signed Stories (with spoken English): http://www.signedstories.com

 

Fine Motor Skills Activities - a helpful resource with a range of fine motor skills activities from Barnet Specialist Inclusion Services: Fine Motor Skills Activities

 

Gross Motor Skills Activities - a range of twenty gross motor skills activities from Barnet Specialist Inclusion Services: Gross Motor Skills Activities

 

OTPlan – an OT search engine that gives a range of games and activities to support gross motor skill development using common household materials: https://www.otplan.com    

 

Rob Biddulph – a range of draw-along videos: http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

NHS Videos - The NHS have released a set of videos to support families of children with SEND in response to the Covid-19 situation. They are currently available in 3 languages:

 

Supporting Literacy and Maths at Home for different age groups (National Deaf Children's Society)

A range of helpful links to support learning at home:

 

Maintaining Hearing Devices 

Central Institute for the Deaf  has an excellent ‘Quick Tip’ video library including topics for:

  • Troubleshooting hearing aids, bone conduction devices and cochlear implants
  • How to insert an earmould and trim new tubing
  • Listening and Language techniques

 

This can help to provide support whilst at home. Click on the link to find out more: Quick Tip Videos

Connevans Limited has helpful youtube videos for troubleshooting hearing technology including radio aids.

 

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