Local information and Support
The Redbridge SERC site contains a wealth of information, resources including videos to show what you can do at home.
Romford Autistic Group Support provide help and support for families who have a child / children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. We believe that every person with autism has potential to fulfil, and we enable this by supporting the entire family – parents, siblings and the individual with autism.
Sycamore Trust: Educating the community and empowering individuals affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorders and/or Learning Difficulties. There are local branches in Dagenham and Romford. Head Office: 0208 517 9317 / 0208 262 5330 Autism Hub: 01708 749 816
Add Up (ADHD Support) is a local support and action group, for Havering, Barking & Dagenham and surrounding areas. Addup was set up to bring families together, to guide parents in the right direction to find the practical help they need for their children and to promote both public and professional awareness of ADHD. Telephone: 01708454040
Redbridge Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Physiotherapy teams have produced an advice booklet, which is really useful for children with SEN and has some websites linked in at the end.
Autistic Spectrum Disorder Support
The Autism Educator has published a Coronavirus Social Story to help parents discuss the issue with their children.
Please click here for the Gina Davies Youtube channel with lots of useful videos, including Bucket Time demos.
The Autism Education Trust (AET) helps children and young people with autism to receive an education, enabling them to reach their potential.
Speech and Language Support
The 'I Can' team want a world where all children have the communication skills they need to fulfill their potential. They offer practical help for parents who are concerned about their child
The Communication Trust is a coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together to support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication
Action for Stammering Children aims for a society where children and young people who stammer have the same opportunities and quality of life as their peers.
Occupational Health Support
Stay-Home-OT-resource.pdf Please click on the PDF for some useful help for anyone providing Occupational Therapy at home.
Nessy has a different approach to teaching children with dyslexia. Through games, videos and worksheets we help rebuild lost confidence.
Makaton uses signs and symbols to help people communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech in the spoken word order. Makaton.org has a wealth of information to support,
Singing Hands: some Makaton resources.
A Carol Gray Social Story about Coronavirus for KS2 children.
The EAL Hub Home Learning Area is jam-packed with resources and weekly Home Learning Packs for parents to use at home