Family SEND Support
Please see below for a number of support links and workshops:
Five Top Tips for adoptive parents foster carers
As a school promote the importance of enjoying reading. A child who can read confidently and fluently will not only be able to read a wide range of text types and also be able to access all areas of their school curriculum. They will also be able to read to improve their wellbeing. The video and website below provide more information:
Wellbeing through Reading Introduction - YouTube
As part of our continued commitment to ensuring we keep you up to date with the latest courses and information surrounding children with additional needs, please find below information about workshops and support groups. This page is maintained, and you will be able to find the up-to-date information that we have.
If you would like to see more information about our SEND support in school, please see our SEND section under the 'Key Information' tab above.
Offered annually, on request: Hearing Impairment Awareness for Parents – book by email – firstname.lastname@example.org
7th February 2023 – FREE Supporting you child with motor skills difficulties – Understand more about the challenges your child faces. Practical strategies to help. Useful resources. 9.30-12.30pm – email email@example.com
13th October 2022 10-12.30pm Burnby Hall Pocklington – FREE Understanding Autism Seminar – What is autism? How autism affects social communication. Practical ideas for developing communication strategies – https://eastridinglocaloffer.org.uk/news-and-events/ – 20th October Bridlington North Library, 10th November Goole Council, 17th November County Hall Beverley. To book email firstname.lastname@example.org
Support for Parents & Carers:
Families Information Service Hub (FISH) The friendly, helpful FISH team operates a helpline offering free, impartial information for young people, parents and carers and professionals who have a role in supporting families. FISH is a ‘one-stop-shop’ where you can get details of services in the East Riding for children and young people aged 0-20 years. Please use the following link to find out what support groups are available to you – FISH Support Groups
East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum is for the parents and carers of children and young people (0-25years) who have any special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and who live in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
East Riding Local Services – East Riding of Yorkshire’s Local Offer Services – please use the link to search the local services relevant to the age of your child.
Children’s Centre Information – If you are looking for one to one advice and information on any aspect of parenting the local Children’s Centre has a drop in session Wednesdays 9.30-11.00am.
Bright Sparks Community Interest Company – based in York they are committed to helping people and families improve their lives and prosper.
Witherslack Group – consistently provide the highest standards of education and care for children and young people with complex special educational needs. This is achieved through an ethos of high aspiration, placement stability from our ‘team around the child’ approach, unique in-school therapy solutions and our inspiring environments. These factors all combine to optimise life opportunities for children and young people, give confidence to parents and carers and deliver unmatched value for local authorities.
Dyslexia Sparks – Dyslexia Sparks is a Hull-based charity offering advice and support for individuals with Dyslexia and related SPLDs. As an experienced team of teachers and assessors, we provide services to individuals, schools and other organisations across Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough, Bridlington, North Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and beyond – please get in touch for further information.
Anxiety Booklet – Information about what anxiety is and how to recognise the signs.
Asking the right questions of your school: A guide to conversations SEND & Ask Listen Do NHS – making conversations count
Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder
As a school we are committed to working together with families who may need support or just somewhere they can be heard, get advice or gain information from others.
We will be inviting specialists to visit school to run workshops on areas that may be of concern for families, such as anxiety, mental health and keeping safe. Some of these will be on different days. Below you can find more information about the specialist visits and their resources.