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Coronavirus Updates for Parents

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Local Organisations to Follow

NHS Bedfordshire Children & Young People’s Services. Visit website. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Bedford

Central Bedfordshire

National Organisations to Follow

Carers UK. Visit website. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

The Waving not Drowning Network for working families. Visit website. Follow on Facebook.

The Council for Disabled Children. Visit website. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Wellchild - supporting families with a sick child. Visit website. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Support for siblings of children with a disability or illness. Visit website. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Young Minds. Visit website. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Local Information in Bedford Borough

Online Social Isolation support for families and young people. To read more. 9/4.

SSG providing supporting activities for children with SEND, moderate to severe. To read more. 9/4.

Bedford Borough Local Offer – Latest Coronavirus Updates. To read more. 9/4

For more information, visit Latest Information by Carersinbeds

Local Information in Central Bedfordshire

SNAP PCF survey. To read more. NEW 17/4

Coronavirus resources for Parent Carers by Central Bedfordshire Council. Pdf document. NEW 17/4

Central Bedfordshire Local Offer - Coronavirus information and resources. To read more. 9/4

Central Bedfordshire SEND Services – Coronavirus Information and resources for parents. To read more. 9/4

Central Bedfordshire Children Centres. To read more. 9/4.

For more information, visit Latest Information by Carersinbeds

National Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus guidance on vulnerable children and young people by gov.uk. Visit website.

Council for Disabled Children – have set up an email address where parents of SEND children can send any questions regarding SEND issues and community care. To read more. 9/4.

Up-to-date resources by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Visit website. 9/4

Resources to support people with LD, Autism and Brain Injury by Radiant, NHS. Visit website. 9/4

WhatsApp service about Coronavirus. To read more. 9/4.

Resources for children

Online Safety for Children. To read more. NEW 17/4 

Coronavirus Information Book for Children by Gruffalo illustartor, Axel Scheffler. Visit website. NEW 17/4

Talking to children about coronavirus by BBC. Visit website. 9/4.

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus by Children’s Commissioner. To read more. 9/4.

Self-care kit for children by Katheryn Holden, Sheffield Children's NHS Trust. Pdf document. 9/4

Health diary for children. Visit website. 9/4

Looking after your Child's Health

Parent Advice Sheet for when your child is ill. Pdf document. NEW 17/4

Accessing help when a child is unwell or injured. Pdf poster. 9/4

Community Health Service Update

  • Chat Health for 11 to 19 years old. Jpg flyerNEW 17/4
  • ParentLine Text. Jpg flyerNEW 17/4
  • Bedfordshire Children’s Service – Contact. Jpg flyerNEW 17/4
  • Children Nurse SEND support  - The nurse-led clinics are temporarily extending their phone drop-in hours 9:30 to 11 30am Mon-Fri on 01234 310271. The clinics provide advice to families of children with additional needs and can offer support with sleep, behaviour, toileting and eating problems 

For more information, visit Local NHS Health Services Updates

Mental Health Support

CAMHS website for young people and their carers to help during the coronavirus lockdown. Visit website. NEW 17/4

Think Ninja – mental health app for children – coronavirus information is included. To read more. NEW 17/4

Guidance for parents supporting a child’s/young person mental health by gov.uk. Visit website. 9/4

Young Minds has resources to help support your children and young people. Visit website. 9/4

Sleep and Anxiety Issues with Children by Sleep Council. Visit website. 9/4

Self-care kit for children by Katheryn Holden, Sheffield Children's NHS Trust. Pdf document. 9/4

Counselling Support for Children & Young People

Bedford Open Door, counselling for young people is taking new referrals. See twitter. 9/4

Kooth for children and young people. Visit website. 9/4

Shout – text 8528 – free text service. Visit website. 9/4

Papyrus (suicide prevention)– Hope line – 0800 068 414 – support young people thinking of suicide. Visit website. 9/4

Beat (eating disorders) – Youth line 0808 801 0711; Student line 0808 801 0811. Visit website. 9/4

Finance, Employment & Education

New webpage - Finances and Coronavirus Updates. Visit website. NEW 13/4

Open University Scholarships. Visit website. 9/4

Learning from living, a free e-learning resource by Carers UK. View Twitter. Visit website. 9/4

SEND Resources Available

Resources from Sensory Project. Visit website. 9/4

PDA Society Resources. Visit website. 9/4

Improve your Internet Skills

Not sure how to use Social Media?

Visit Learn My Way. Visit website.  

Or try the Open University’s courses:
Web Guide. Visit website
Digital Literacy - succeeding in a digital world. Visit website.   
Using the internet safely. Visit website

Have a disability and need to adapt your computer? Visit My Computer My Way. Visit website.

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