Participation in a short sensory motor circuit is a great way both to energise and settle children and young people into the day. The aim is to focus concentration in readiness for the day’s activities. Sensory circuits can be completed at regular times throughout the day.
If you want to try them at home, these sites have some ideas:
NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY
The National Autistic Society have some useful resources for speech and language
(not just useful for children on the Autistic Spectrum):
Occupational therapy for fine motor skills:
And some useful ideas about helping children with feelings of anxiety and low mood:
OAK NATIONAL ACADEMY LESSONS
The Oak National Academy, who are providing daily lessons have specialist lessons for communication, language, independent living, occupational therapy and so on.
Click the logo for more details:
NHS WORCESTERSHIRE RESOURCES
NHS Worcestershire has put together resources for families to use with children who have speech and language difficulties (but may be useful for a wide range of people).
Click the picture:
Letter to parents / carers of children with SEND
(Please see underneath for the links you can click on)
NHS resources for speech and language:
This You Tube Channel is posting videos every day aimed at children with SEND and learning through play.
Here is a link to some resources aimed specifically at children with SEND.
The Sensory Projects is collecting a variety of sensory-based activities you can do at home:
Techability has linked resources helping with learning at home:
To support your children's speech, language and communication needs, you can use this new Parent Portal. It will provide FREE speech and language advice, resources and activities.