You are here: Home / News / A resource for parents and carers

A resource for parents and carers

Ideas for supporting parents/carers, children and young people during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ideas for supporting parents/carers, children and young people during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Supporting autism

Autism and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

https://petervermeulenblog.wordpress.com/2020/03/16/autism-and-the-corona-virus-20-tips/

Helpful Visuals

https://www.autismfl.org/pandemic-corona

School Closure Kit

https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/er/public/healthierminds/uploads/sites/18270/2020/03/18155825/School-Closure-Toolkit.pdf

Scottish Autism Advice Line (general advice not specific to Corona) 01259222022 Tues- Frid 10am-4pm

Dealing with School closure

https://www.bps.org.uk/sites/www.bps.org.uk/files/Policy/Policy%20-%20Files/Coronavirus%20and%20UK%20schools%20closures%20-%20support%20and%20advice.pdf

Movement Breaks

https://www.thirdspace.scot/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/NAIT-Guidance-for-Movement-Breaks-at-Home.pdf

Talking Mat for Social Distancing

https://www.talkingmats.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/20200319-coronavirus-easy-read-pdf.pdf

 

Ideas for structuring your school day

Although it may be tempting to forget about dealing with routines and structure during this time, it can help children and young people feel safe during periods of uncertainty when there is some structure and routine. Ideas for supporting this include: