Coronavirus/COVID-19

We hope you are keeping safe and well during in this confusing and stressful time.

Please see the below information and advice for children, young people and parents/carers with SEND.

The Bexley IAS service

Bexley IASS will continue to offer information to parents and young people who need information regarding education, health and social care issues.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0203 045 5976

Bexley Local Offer

The Bexley Local Offer service will continue to offer information by telephone and email.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0203 045 5677

Please click the link below to visit the dedicated coronavirus page providing information, advice and support including easy read guides.

 
Please click the link below to visit the updated Disagreement Resolution, Mediation and SEND Tribunal Appeals Local Offer page for an explanation of how these processes are currently working. 

 

 

Bexley Local Authority support for parents/carers of SEN children

Bexley Local Authority Coronavirus support:

London Borough of Bexley is working to support residents during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Website:

The helpline will be open from 8am to 6pm.

The number to call is 020 3045 5398.

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS THAT OFFER SUPPORT

Please refer to the relevant organization’s website for updated information on services available during the Covid-19 outbreak.

THE GIRL WITH THE CURLY HAIR PROJECT:

Due to Covid 19 they are offering all their events as webinars. They are designed to help people with Autism or anybody supporting an individual with Autism. 

KOOTH:

Kooth.com  provides free online mental health & wellbeing support for young people aged 11-25.

BEAT:

BEAT is a charity which provides support for eating disorders.

MAUDSLEY CHARITY:
Families under Pressure (short animations)

 

CONTACT:

Contact runs a national SEND helpline – their helpline number is 0808 808 3555

 

SPECIAL NEEDS JUNGLE:

 

IPSEA – (Independent Parent Special Education Advice):

IPSEA offers free and independent information, advice and support to parents of children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.

 

SOS SEN!:

 

THE CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR FOUNDATION:

 

COVID 19 UPDATES AND GUIDANCE

Updates from UK Government regarding SEN provision and Tribunal during Covid-19 outbreak. 

Updates from the Council For Disabled Children

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 outbreak

IPSEA Guidance on the current situation for SEND parents

Easy Read Covid-19 Guide

Children’s guide to Coronavirus

Covid-19 Social Story

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