Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs.
An online wellbeing hub at www.kent.gov.uk/wellbeing which provides self-help advice and links to local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing during (Covid-19)
A text service for children, young people and adults needing immediate mental health support. This 24/7 service can be accessed by texting the word “Kent” to 85258.
Twinkl have several useful materials to help EYFS, year 1 and year 6 children to get ready for going back to the classroom following COVID-19.
Coronavirus, and helping children with autism – Episode 4 podcast
Going Back to School This animation outlines the changes children can expect and the emotions for everyone linked to their return to school.
All ten episodes of the Recovery Curriculum are now available. There is also an additional podcast for mental health awareness week on the mental health of children and having conversations about mental health.
Steps is a support guide for pre-school settings to help a child with their first steps in their grieving journey. This document is available either online or via hard copy. This is currently available as a free download if you are a member of Threads of Success. Small StepsEarly Years Small Steps
WIDGIT have put together a back to school collection of tools and ready-made materials to help parents, teachers and carers who use symbols to support their children and young people.