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Information for Parents/Carers

Hello parents and carers,

We hope that you are all well and are beginning to enjoy some of the activities we have been uploading to our website.

On this page, we have compiled a list of links and resources which we hope you will find helpful while you are at home.

GENERAL ADVICE ABOUT STAYING AT HOME

Please see  attached PDF (bottom of the page)  - General Advice for Staying at Home

In the PDF you will find:

The importance of keeping a routine
Communicating with children who have severe or profound learning difficulties
Movement and exercise
Looking after yourself

INFORMATION FROM THE SHS THERAPY TEAM

Please see attached PDF (bottom of the page) - Information from the SHS Therapy Team

In the PDF you will find:

Contact details 
Details about alternative 'virtual' appointments

TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT COVID-19

Please refer to the following attached PDFs (bottom of the page):

Social Story - which may be suitable for children who have a good understanding of spoken language
Talking to Children about COVID-19
Helping Children Cope with Stress During the COVID-19 Outbreak

KEEPING EVERYONE HEALTHY

Please be aware as our videos are posted on the YouTube platform it is not possible to remove all the external advertising  that may appear on this channel. The school does not endorse any links or advertisements that may appear and would advise you not to click through these links as we cannot guarantee the security of any other sites.

Eating Well

Exercise (Joe Wicks)

Exercise (Yoga)

Mindful breathing exercises (Pocket Mindfulness)

Mindful breathing exercises (NHS)

VOLUNTEERING

Tower Hamlets Volunteering opportunities

EMERGENCY CONTACT DETAILS

NHS

If you are feeling unwell, you can contact the NHS for advice using the phone number 111, or by accessing their online service:  NHS

Social Services

Social services are there to support you.  "Early Help is the term used by agencies in Tower Hamlets to describe how we provide support to children, young people and their families, as soon as problems start to emerge. The aim is for families to get help as early as possible, so things don't get worse." You can contact them using the details below.

Early Help (or call the Early Help Hub on 020 7364 5006 and select Option 2)

Samaritans

The Samaritans are a charity available to listen to people who may be facing severe distress,  "Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year."

Samaritans (or call Samaritans on 116 123 or email: jo@samaritans.org)

Immediate Danger

If you or a child is in immediate danger, call 999