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Social Isolation Resources

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National Government Guidance

Get help with remote education


Guidance for full opening:  Special schools and other specialist settings


Guidance on maintaining educational provision including what the government means by critical worker (key worker)


Guidance on support for victims of domestic abuse



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Growing and Learning Together - Ideas for Families and Children

Each week the Early Years and Childcare Service is producing a weekly online resource, “Growing and Learning Together”, offering families simple, inspiring and fun ideas to carry out with their children.

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INEQE Safeguarding Group

To support different forms of learning, INEQE have prepared a short animation, a story book and an activity to support parents and carers to tackle misinformation and help children understand Coronavirus.

Storybook for children:


Activity for children:


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ROBert explains the Coronavirus

Playmobil have produced a video to help explain the Coronavirus to children:


Social Story for Coronavirus

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group have produced a social story.


Getting Better in Hospital Social Story.



Translated Coronavirus guidance for children

There are translated versions of a simple book for young children about coronavirus, in English and in 26 other languages.


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Translated NHS Guidance

Doctors of the World have NHS guidance translated into 35 languages on their website.

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Easy Read posters

Keep Safe easy read information about Coronavirus


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Latest updates and information from Kent County Council

The Kent Together 24 hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication during the Coronavirus outbreak:

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Family well-being and support resource:


Kent County Council have produced information on their website about Coronavirus:

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Looking after your mental health and wellbeing:

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Council for Disabled Children Guidance

The Council for Disabled Children have produced an easy read document called Advice about the Coronavirus:


Council for Disabled Children COVID-19 Support and Guidance page:


They have also produced Frequently Asked Questions documents about SEND support during the Coronavirus pandemic:

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IPSEA Update

IPSEA have produced an update on COVID-19, school closures and SEN provision.

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Release the Pressure

It's natural to feel anxious during these times of uncertainty, but help is available.

Text the word “Kent” to 85258

Call 0800 107 0160

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The Pod

Kent Community Health has some great resources available for therapies during this time, including OT, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language.  Please click below to find out what is available.   In addition, if you are able to stay in touch with your therapy teams, please liaise with them so that any therapy undertaken is in line with the goals and work your therapist/school are doing.

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Contact - information for families with disabled children

Contact have produced guidance on their website.

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Mind - Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Mind have produced guidance on their website.

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Carers UK Coronavirus guidance

Carers UK have produced guidance on their website.

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