We, at Learning & Wellbeing Psychology, have compiled a set of links to help you and your loved ones through this time. Just take a look under the relevant heading.
If any other resources have helped you and aren’t listed here, do let us know and we add it to our list. Also, take a look at the social stories and infographics we have produced to help you at this time.
An all-encompassing site on staying emotionally well during this time when many things in our lives have changed:
Audio on compassion at this time:
Visit the Portsmouth Education Partnership site for a comprehensive list of learning websites for children from Key Stage One to Key Stage Three and those with English as an Additional Language:
Below are some other links we think may be helpful:
STUFF FOR KIDS
Check out these resources for things to share with the children you are caring for.
A video by Brainpop on the Coronavirus:
These are links that children can use speak about anything or if they are concerned about their welfare at home.
Mental wellbeing / Self-isolation
Physical and mental health
For those who have or are supporting those with an eating disorder: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/coronavirus
For those who have or are supporting those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-coronavirus-summary/
Perhaps try learning a new skill! British Sign Language is offering a free 20 hour course for students, with discounted rates for others.
Sensory activities to help regulation at home:
Easing of Lockdown
As lockdown eases, children may begin to show increased anxiety around returning to school, accessing public spaces and interacting with others.
Masks & PPE
Bereavement & Loss