Online resources for Remote Working and Homeschooling

These resources were presented by Gary Aubin (@SENDMattersUK), Head of SEND, Future Academies at the #VirtuallySpeaking webinar on Remote Working and Homeschooling.

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Home schooling children and young people with SEND: where to get support and information

For tips on setting up home schooling for a child with SEND:

For tips on how to talk to children about coronavirus:

For easily accessible, primary-age resources to support children with a wide range of SEND:

For the BBC’s guide to supporting children with SEND during the pandemic:

For the National Autistic Society’s resources on how to support children with autism during coronavirus, with ideas for learning activities:

For a folder full of ideas from ASDAN, planned and written for secondary-age learners with SEND on a wide range of topics, from English to lifeskills:

For advice around wellbeing, aimed separately at parents/carers and young people:

For advice on how to support a child with ADHD during school closure:

For a 12-minute video showing tips for parents on supporting neurodiverse children at home:

For some parent-parent support, as a parent/carer of a child or young person with SEND during lockdown:

For an extensive list of home school links for just about every subject, with resources to support various types of SEND:


Non SEND-specific resources

For daily, pre-recorded lessons from qualified teachers in a range of subjects, for all year groups:

For live lessons delivered daily by qualified teachers, for students in Key Stage 4, in a range of subjects:

For a wide range of videos and lesson ideas aimed at all year groups: