Coronavirus / Covid-19
We hope you are keeping safe and well during in this difficult and confusing time. Please see the below information and advice for children, young people and parents/carers with SEND:
Westminster Local Offer
Westminster LA have created this page on the SEND Local Offer to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities.
Updates from UK Government regarding SEN provision and Tribunal during Covid-19 outbreak
Guidance from UK Government on mental health and wellbeing during Covid-19 outbreak
Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 outbreak
Guidance on the current situation for SEND parents from IPSEA
UK Gov coronavirus guidance in 35 languages
Easy Read Covid-19 Guide
Children's guide to Coronavirus
Updates from the Council For Disabled Children
Covid-19 Social Story
Autism and the Corona Virus - 20 tips
British Psychological Society
Live Physio Sessions from Bumble Bee Physio f
Organisations that can offer advice and support
Please refer to the websites for latest information on services available from the following organisations during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Westminster IASS -
Advice line 020 7641 5355
Make it Happen -
Parent participation forum for parents and carers in Westminster of children and young people with learning disabilities
Contact runs a national SEND helpline - their helpline number is 0808 808 3555
SOS SEN! -
Independent Parent Special Education Advice (IPSEA)
IPSEA offers free and independent information, advice and support to parents of children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.
Family Fund -
Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for disabled children and their families.
Facebook group -
For parents and carers of children and young people in residential special schools.
Visual stories about Covid-19 and school closures -