Lockdown 3.0: Round up of latest education guidance


Please see some information we’ve put together to help families at this time. Remember, if you are struggling at home with the change of routine and the demands of home learning, do talk to your school SENCO about what they can do to support your child. Try not to put too much pressure on yourself … Continue reading Lockdown 3.0: Round up of latest education guidance

Free virtual SEN conference: ‘Positive minds, positive behaviour’.


Witherslack Group are hosting a free virtual SEN conference on 26th November at 10am entitled ‘Supporting you and your child: Positive Minds, Positive Behaviour’ aimed at helping you understand, support and manage your child’s behaviour, as well as tips on promoting positive behaviour. The conference will help you understand, support and manage your child’s behaviour, … Continue reading Free virtual SEN conference: ‘Positive minds, positive behaviour’.

Screentime rules and internet safety


There’s no one set of rules for screentime that are right for every family. Only you can judge how much screen time is suitable for your family and you mustn’t let other peoples rules dictate your own. Use rules as a means to reduce arguments and upset – if everyone knows what the expectations are … Continue reading Screentime rules and internet safety

COVID-19 & Anxiety: helpful resources for children and young people


The University of Oxford and the University of Reading have gathered a resource for supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19.  During this difficult period, many children and young people will be feeling anxious and worried. This behaviour is expected – to address their concerns, the resource provides advice on what adults can … Continue reading COVID-19 & Anxiety: helpful resources for children and young people

An update on local services


Now that people and organisations have adjusted to living and working in the current situation, we’ve compiled a short list of the services that are and are not operating with their contact details. ADHD Richmond and Kingston post diagnosis sessions In terms of our services, our ADHD post diagnosis sessions that we offer have moved … Continue reading An update on local services

Unpaid carers now added to list of essential workers for COVID19 testing


The government has now included unpaid carers, like parents with disabled children, to its list of essential workers and those prioritised for Covid-19 testing in England. You can find out more about who is eligible for testing, how to get tested and the different types of test available at  gov.uk.