SENDMatters: Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources
Support and advice - organisations
These pages provide links to national organisations who can provide support and advice for specific groups.
A range of visual resources for home and school for transitioning back to school after lockdown on the Beyond Autism website.
Offering emotional, practical and financial guidance for all carers on the Carers UK website
Support for families with disabled children about coronavirus - www.contact.org.uk/covid-19
The Council for Disabled Children
Downs Syndrome Association
Supporting families, children and young people with Downs Syndrome through their easy read pages www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19
The Family Fund
The UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people www.familyfund.org.uk/news/coronavirus-and-family-fund
Information about coronavirus including an easy read guide, downloadable posters and a family support helpline - www.mencap.org.uk/coronavirus
The Migrant Information Hub
Keeping the migrant community informed and safe www.migrantinfohub.co.uk/
A guide to mental health and wellbeing www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/
National Autistic Society
Guidance for parents and young people and a social story for talking to an autistic relative about the coronavirus -
Accessible information for the deaf, blind community www.sense.org.uk/get-support/information-and-advice/accessible-information-on-coronavirus
A range of advice and information resources including benefits, accessing health food and receiving support from social care services
Information for parents and carers on helping siblings of disabled children. Additional support for siblings during the COVID19 pandemic https://www.sibs.org.uk/coronavirus/
Advice and online resources on benefits, applying for grants and changes due to coronavirus. Turn2us have free online tools, including a benefits checker and grants search www.turn2us.org.uk/get-support/Coronavirus-Help.
Online information for parents, including guidance on how to keep your child safe www.wellchild.org.uk/coronavirus/.
Roma Support Group
Rsources for the Roma community in several languages www.romasupportgroup.org.uk/resources-for-the-roma-community.html.
UK Youth and National Youth Agency
Support for youth workers and young people www.ukyouth.org/2020/03/18/coronavirus-advice/
Supporting young people to get the mental health support they need quickly https://youngminds.org.uk/