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 - 

Contact runs a national SEND helpline - their helpline number is 0808 808 3555



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