Support and emotional well-being
City of Wolverhampton Council – Coronavirus Advice and Information
The City of Wolverhampton Council, the NHS in Wolverhampton and Public Health England are working together to stop the spread of the coronavirus and to keep residents up to date with key national guidance and local information.
The City of Wolverhampton Council Educational Psychology Service is committed to supporting children, families and schools during the Covid-19 pandemic. The link below provides an overview of support that you can access from us and resources available online.
Wolverhampton Outreach Team’s Home Learning Page. Here you will find advice on how to support your child with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) in learning at home.
SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) resources, activities and support to help you and your family during lockdown.
Take a look at the Parents Toolkit SEND
Variety Children’s Charity – improves the lives of disabled children and young people and children living in poverty.
Zebra Access providing support for deaf and hard of hearing people.
Childline – A free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.
There’s a lot of information about Coronavirus in the news. Find out what it is and what to do if you’re worried
Contact – Information for families with Disabled Children
Council for Disabled Children – COVID-19 Support and Guidance
A list of resources and guidance about coronavirus to share with parent carers, children & young people and education, health and social care practitioners.
CDC is collating FAQs on SEND support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Here you can view current and past versions
The Incredible Years – Keeping Calm and Providing Supportive Parenting During the Coronavirus
MIND – Wellbeing and Mental Health
Whether you’re working from home with your kids for the first time or supporting children with anxiety due to coronavirus, the NSPCC has got tips and advice for you.
WellChild is the national UK children’s charity making it possible for children and young people with exceptional health needs to be cared for at home instead of hospital, wherever possible.
Young Minds – Communicating with children
NHS – Advice on Coronavirus
The Anti-Bullying Alliance has produced some advice on helping situations on Restorative Thinking and Positive Relationships: preventing and managing conflict
The current Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic may cause you to feel worried, anxious, or scared. Healthwatch has produced seven steps to looking after your wellbeing while staying informed.
Think Ninja – specialist online provider of mental health and neuro-developmental services.
The Think Ninja page has updated self-help knowledge and skills to children and young people (10-18 years old) who may be experiencing increased anxiety and stress during the crisis.
Challenging Behaviour Foundation – Supporting the lives of people with severe learning disabilities – Free to watch DVDs published online
National Autistic Society – Resources for autistic people and families
The National Autistic Society has collected a series of useful resources that autistic people and their families can use during this time of changes.
FAQs about coronavirus and your employment rights, and what Financial advice and Support might be available