SEND Bulletin May 2020

 

Edition 7 -  Thursday 7 May 2020

Spotlight on... Beverley Puppet Festival is back! (but not as you know it.)
Thanks to the magic of the internet, audiences can still access high-quality puppetry action. Puppeteers are now creating video activities on the theme, 'Back to Nature', using simple materials sourced from everyday items. Three free workshops per week will be released via the Festival website and social media channels from Monday 18th May through to Sunday 12th July.
All ages welcome! Download the new festival app! Share your creations in the biggest online puppet gathering ever! Donations can be made via the website.
Website www.beverleypuppetfestival.com
Facebook/Twitter/Instagram @bevpuppetfest

Beverley Puppet Festival 2020 is supported by Arts Council England, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Molescroft Parish Council.


Helen Whately MP, Minister of State for Care and Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families have written a letter to all children and young people with SEND, their parent carers and families and other who support them.
To view the letter on the East Riding SEND Local Offer website, please click here.


The Sensory Projects website aim to help support you and your family at home with some very interesting, useful resources and activities aimed at understanding COVID 19 and how this is currently impacting on our everyday lives.  There are also many other stimulating and fun educational activities such as Sensory Activities, Social and Physical Activities, Literacy and Numeracy for you to take part in with your children.  All the resources are free to use.
Web: http://www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk/covid19-resources?utm_source=

More resources, support and information can be found on the East Riding Council websites.
To view the SEND Local Offer web page click here
To view the Families Service Directory web page click here


Coronavirus: A Book for Children- a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler
Web: You can download a copy of the book here


The Disabled Children's Partnership (DCP) is running a survey to find out about the experiences of families with disabled children (by disabled children they mean any child or young person up to 25 with additional needs, for example children with sensory, complex, life-limiting, rare or undiagnosed conditions) face particular challenges during the current Covid-19 pandemic. Their aim is to use what you tell them to help improve the support that families are offered in lockdown and beyond. The deadline is 9am on Monday 18 May 2020.
Web: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LifeinLockdown


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