Communication Friendly Environments

We are here to help you adapt your environment to ensure it is communication friendly. There are lots of ways to do this. We will focus mainly on the use of visuals. Find us on twitter @SchoolsNlc

June 20, 2020
by Mrs Young

My School Passport

Many people enjoy looking through photo albums or have wee boxes or folders of memories and keepsakes. This is important for our children and Young People too. We have created this wee booklet (Click the blue underlined words to open … Continue reading

June 18, 2020
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emotions scale Sometimes we can’t concentrate on new learning and need an alternative to rest the brain or distract us. Here are some suggestions to try.  

June 16, 2020
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Outdoor activities

These are some outdoor ideas that we have borrowed from the North Lanarkshire Outdoor Learning Pack 3. We would like to thank them for letting us share some of their ideas. OL

June 15, 2020
by Mrs Young

My Day

For many of our young people and friends, a day seems like a long time. To ease anxiety, breaking the day down into managable steps can help. My day

June 11, 2020
by Mrs Young

Signs for Around the School

Thinking of returning to school, many of our schools are concerned about how to explain the new rules we have to follow. To help, we have made some signs up and will add visual instructions later. signs for school

June 5, 2020
by Mrs Young

Black Lives Matter

  Black Lives Matter. Remember, use only what is appropriate for your children/young people. Some of this may be upsetting so please use appropriately. Anyone who follows our blog regularly will be aware that we make resources to support communication. … Continue reading

June 1, 2020
by Mrs Young

Breathing Exercises

Krysten Taprell has very kindly given us permission to visualise some of the amazing breathing techniques she discuss on her blog. Karen Taprell says on her blog that when we slow our breathing down and keep it in rhythm … Continue reading

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