SEND Contacts and Resources

SEND Coordinator

Mrs Cleminson
Our SEND Coordinator is Mrs Laura Cleminson. You can email her at sen@crookprimaryschool.org.uk

 

Speech Therapist

Emma Harrison is our speech therapist. Links to her website and facebook page are below.
https://www.emmaharrisonslt.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/emmaharrisonslt/
 

Occupational Therapy

Kate Smith is our occupational therapist and you can visit her website below.
https://www.therapeeze.com/
 

Advice for Parents and Carers

IPSEA

Independent Parental Special Education Advice, a charity which offers legal advice, support and training to ensure children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) access the right education.

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/

SENDIASS

A statutory service supporting parents/carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and children and young people with SEND.

https://durhamsendiass.info/

Durham Local Offer

https://www.durham.gov.uk/localoffer

 

 

Resources

SEN Resources

https://www.senresourcesource.co.uk/

https://senresourcesblog.com/

https://www.specialneedsjungle.com/

 

Cognition and Learning

Jungle Memory

Online memory training from age 6

https://junglememory.com/

Nessy

A website dedicated to supporting children with dyslexia

https://www.nessy.com/uk/

British Dyslexia Association

https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/

Dyspraxia Foundation

https://dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/

Mencap

A website for support with learning disabilities

https://www.mencap.org.uk/

 

Communication and Language

ICAN Talking Point

Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites.

https://ican.org.uk/i-cans-talking-point/

The Communication Trust

https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/

NHS Speech and Language Services

https://www.nth.nhs.uk/services/speech-language-therapy/children/

Speech and Language Kids

A range of education and therapy resources for parents and teachers of children with speech and language problems

https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com/free-speech-language-resources/

 

Sensory and Physical

The Sensory Seeker

Information on sensory processing disorders

https://thesensoryseeker.com/sensory-processing-disorder-in-the-uk/

Sensory Processing Disorders

https://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/

National Deaf Children’s Society

https://www.ndcs.org.uk/

NHS Occupational Therapy

https://www.cddft.nhs.uk/our-services/community-services/children's-services/children's-occupational-therapy/referring-to-occupational-therapy.aspx

Brain breaks

Movement/brain break activities

https://minds-in-bloom.com/20-three-minute-brain-breaks/

Motor skills activities for younger children

Some ideas for motor skills activities for younger children

https://theimaginationtree.com/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids/

Motor skills activities

A very comprehensive booklet of motor skills activities

https://www.lincolnshirecommunityhealthservices.nhs.uk/application/files/2915/2285/5110/1st_Move.pdf

 

Social, Emotional, Mental Health

CAMHS

https://www.tewv.nhs.uk/services/?service_type=children-and-young-people&location=all

Young Minds

https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families

Children's mental health charity.

https://www.annafreud.org/parents/

Mental health Foundation

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

The National Autistic Society

https://www.autism.org.uk/directory

The ADHD foundation

https://www.adhdfoundation.org.uk/

Daisy Chain

Support for families affected by autism

https://www.daisychainproject.co.uk/

The Autism Page

A website run by a mum of children with autism

https://www.theautismpage.com/

CAMHS resources

Includes websites, apps and videos

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

 

 

A website with some free resources on supporting emotional literacy and wellbeing.

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/

A website focussed on social and emotional wellbeing. There are some free resources at the end of the home page.

https://chatterpack.net/

A link providing some useful information on using visual timetables. This might help to keep routine and familiarity.

https://www.autism.org.uk/about/strategies/visual-supports.aspx