Mental Health and Learning Support

This page brings together links and resources which may be useful for families who are supporting children through this period of home learning.

Supporting children with ASN

About Dyslexia
Identifying and Supporting Dyslexia
Using ICT to support Dyslexia

Useful Links:
Dyslexia Scotland is an excellent website for up-to-date information, advice and support.
Dyslexia Scotland also have a dedicated website for children aged 8+ called Dyslexia Unwrapped.
Encouraging reading during lockdown

Social and Emotional Wellbeing
If you are looking for specific advice or help around anxiety, worry or mental health, the following list of websites may be helpful:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for children, families and professionals
Young minds
Mind for better mental health
Childline – Your Feelings
NSPCC – Keeping Children Safe

Internet Safety                                                                                                                  Children are online more than ever and it’s important to continuously share the message of safety and respect online.  The flowing website has a range of resources and advice.

Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

Our online safety squad also share a fun message of online safety.

Anger and Anxiety
Choose a Different Path
Self help for Anxiety
Breathing Techniques
Relaxation Strategies for Children
Useful links for dealing with Anger Responses

Bounce Back! is an award winning education approach to wellbeing, resilience and social-emotional learning for primary school children.
Resilience- Helping your child to ‘Bounce Back’
Video Clips:
Building Children’s Resilience and Confidence
Resilience in Kids
Positive Thinking

Bereavement and Loss

Winston’s Wish:

Child Bereavement UK:

Grief Encounter:

Cruse Bereavement


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