Information for Parents

Our Midlothian emergency help guide is now online. It will help you guide Midlothian residents to sources of support during the COVID-19 crisis;  from feeling isolated to running out of food or  help with transport to get to a funeral or a GP appointment. There is a pdf version downloadable at the bottom of the webpage and wherever possible we have phone numbers alongside web links and email addresses. This resource is relevant to adults and children.

https://www.midlothian.gov.uk/info/200296/coronavirus/645/support_during_self-isolation

 

INFORMATION FROM EDUCATION SCOTLAND

Today we have published new resources and activities to support parents and carers with providing learning at home. Check these out at ow.ly/kYxJ50zCN1W #ScotlandLearns

 

AUTISM IDEAS IN MIDLOTHIAN

 

Social Story: Pandemics and Coronavirus

by Artlink Edinburgh

Click to access Pandemics-and-the-Coronavirus.pdf   Read more of this post

 

Scottish Government fast tracks funding for charity to support autistic people and families online

by Artlink Edinburgh

National Autistic Society Scotland has today been awarded £45,000 in emergency funding from the Scottish Government to provide important support to autistic people, carers and families during the lockdown. The disruption of daily life and routine resulting from the pandemic and the ‘lockdown’ has been very challenging for autistic people and their families, 70% of […]Read more of this post

 

SCOPE: Homeschooling during lockdown

by Artlink Edinburgh

With schools closing, many parents are homeschooling their children. This may be more challenging if your child has Special Educational Needs (SEN). But there’s online support and a range of educational and fun activities to help you through this difficult time. Click below to access the resources: https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/homeschooling-during-lockdown/   Read more of this post

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