Parents and children can together plan a book about them which can actually be published/printed for only £12.99 – they choose an avatar to represent them and follow the prompts on screen to create the content.
Tell your child's unique story through words & pictures! Your child will love it too!
Customise your very own 24-page large-sized (297mm x 210mm), children's book to explain how your child communicates; create a look-alike of your child - personalise it with hearing aids or cochlear implants. Explain to friends, family, carers and school staff about their issues / hearing loss, show how others can help, add their interests and favourite things.
Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioural regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills. To access the resources, click here
A new guide for families of young deaf children in England on learning British Sign Language has been created.
The guide explains some of the reasons why parents learn BSL and outlines the support that might be available to them from their local authority. It also describes the barriers some parents have faced in learning BSL and how access could be improved through the forthcoming Special Educational Needs reforms. To view the guide click here
Cyberbullying is becoming a concern for lots of parents and carers. Contact a Family have some really useful resources online such as a bullying log to help you keep track of any incidents and a sample letter for contacting the school. To view the documents click here
ActionAgainstCruelty provides practitioners and service users with guidance on tackling cruelty towards people with learning disabilities and towards building supportive and informed communities in which people can live safe, independent and fulfilling lives
The BBC have produced an online guide on how to make the internet more accessible for a number of disabilities. This site provides accessibility help, enabling computer users to make the most of the internet whatever their ability or disability
Dobson’s Choice have created the world’s first search engine for people with learning disabilities. It enables people who cannot read or write to find websites that are interesting, accessible and relevant. The search engine is free & easy to use, covers the whole of the UK
Safer Net, a project managed by Respond, is a national network of groups and campaigners, who want to support people with learning disabilities to stay safe when using the internet. The project aims to make sure that people know about online abuse, the different ways that this can happen, and what to do if it happens to you or to someone you know
The RNIB Library Catalogue gives access to over 170,000 items available for loan and/or sale in audio, large and giant print, braille and moon. The catalogue includes books from RNIB, Calibre Audio Library, Torch Trust and the National Blind Children's Society
National Talking Newspapers & Magazines is a service available in all Hampshire libraries for anyone who has difficulty reading print due to sight loss or other conditions. It includes audio versions of over 150 top magazines; national newspapers; TV & radio listings
Show and Go are personalised books which are created easily and quickly online by parents and carers of people with autism spectrum disorders and related communication problems.
People with ASD are visual thinkers and learners and “Show and Go” books capitalise on this positive strength for everyday communication. The books are used for visual support to create a calmer environment and help manage daily routines and activities which can often result in difficult situations