Parent Support Resources
Here you will find downloadable worksheets, inspirational images and other resources which can help you while you are isolated.
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Some have been created by Open Minds and IMP;ACT, and where possible we have credited the source of those we did not create ourselves.
Everytime you see the lightbulb it means there is a link to a downloadable resource
- click the lightbulb for a bright idea!
National Autistic Society have a dedicated section on their website with information about coping with coronavirus, including tips for both autistic adults and families of autistic children for coping with the emotional impact, supporting mental health, and Social Stories to help explain what is happening for carers/parents to use.
Traffic light poster to help parents deal with anger and conflict in the family, with suggestions about how to behave/things you might say to diffuse the situation.
If parents have any non-urgent concerns about their child's health, or want to contact the Doncaster School Nursing team they can do so via our Single Point of Contact (SPOC) 01302 566999 where they can speak to a member of the team for further advice or self-refer their child to our service.
Young Minds has a section on their website aimed at supporting young people with anxiety around coronavirus including a section about looking after mental health while social distancing/isolating.
Spark & Co. | COVID-19 BAME Resource Hub
COVID-19 BAME Resource Hub At Spark & Co. we normally run community events for women. However, given that COVID-19 has hit BAME groups harder, we decided to create this resource hub. In it, you will find curated links to organisations and information designed to help those from BAME backgrounds.
A blog with many free resources, especially helping parents connect with teens.
You can also pay to subscribe or download.
Some articles have a strong American Christian lean, but others don't.
Printable Star Qualities poster which children can use to talk about and identify their own ‘star qualities’ and add them to the poster.
the following helplines are all available for different ages and levels of support need:
Childline: 0800 1111
Samaritans: 116 123
Domestic Violence Hotline: 0808 2000 247
Mind: 0300 123 3393
Dealing with emotions
Letter template to help children express and understand their feelings, with helpful suggestions to get started with identifying emotions.
Ideas for activities the whole family can join in with to promote well-being while coping with lockdown and school closures