The aim of this guide is to equip parents across the world with a significant bank of knowledge to ease panic and educate their children about the science of the mind.
SPEECH & LANGUAGE
The website provides information on the support your child/young person may require or receive to talk, move and play from the following Hillingdon children's therapy services: Hillingdon Occupational Therapy (Hillingdon Plays) Hillingdon Physiotherapy (Hillingdon Moves) Hillingdon Speech and Language Therapy (Hillingdon Talks)
LONDON BOROUGH OF HILLINGDON - LOCAL OFFER
The purpose of the local offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available in their area and how to access them. Knowing what is available and how it is accessed gives more choice and control over what support is right for your child. Parents need to know how to access provision:
Hillingdon SENDIASS is a free, confidential and impartial support service for parents and carers, children and young people up to 25 years where the child or young person may have special educational needs
You'll find a huge range of reading, learning and entertainment resources at your local library and online. There is free Wi-Fi, computer and web access too
The BDA website can be accessed here:
Please watch this 3 minute video, because it is important to remember that there are positives to thinking differently. Many dyslexic people show strengths in areas such as reasoning and in visual and creative fields.
American Psychological Association: Information on Pandemics (a wide range of resources)
Anna Freud: Self-Care and Coping Strategies
BBC: How to protect your mental health
CBBC: Video and Questions
ChildMind: Talking to Children
ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children
National Association of School Psychologists: Parent Resources
Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus
Something Bad Happened: A Kid’s Guide to Coping with events in the News
Dawn Huebner. How to process different world events (ages 6-12).
The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back
Margot Sunderland. A story for children who have lost someone they love (ages 4-12).
Draw on Your Emotions
Margot Sunderland. A resource to help people express and communication their emotions.
What To Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids
James Crist. A help guide to processing fears and worries (ages 9-13).
Have You Filled A Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids
Carol McCloud. Encourages positive behaviour and expressing kindness and appreciation.
How are you Peeling: Foods with Moods
Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers. Explores how emotions look through pictures of Foods. A good way to talk about emotions with young children.
The Way I Feel
Janan Cain. Explores feelings and a helpful way to talk about emotions with young children.
A Terrible Thing Happened
Margaret Holmes. A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma (ages 4-8).
Network Rail- Trespassing on Railway Lines
Due to the very high level of trespassing on the tracks by young people in your local area, Network Rail in partnership with Learn Live are working to help raise awareness to students across the UK educating them about the dangers of the train tracks through interactive digital delivery.
Network rail ask you to share the relevant safety video with your teachers and parents of students during this difficult time, to help educate students before going back to school and help to protect them while being off school.
We have made things easier for you to watch the safety videos by just entering the email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click on the image below to view the relevant safety video:
Primary school version: Age 7- 11
Secondary school version: Age 11-16
College version: Age 17 plus