Special Education Resources

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The Education Authority has a range of online resources for parents and carers of a child or children with special educational needs

CCEA Home Learning has compiled a list of resources may be helpful for schools and parents/carers of learners with special educational needs at home.

Middletown Centre for Autism  has a range or resources and information, to help parents of children with special educational needs.

Support on Health and Wellbeing

The National Deaf Children’s Society has 12 free weekly lessons for families of deaf children, with region-specific classes from week 2. Visit their YouTube channel to view the Northern Ireland lessons.

Rise NI have produced online resources for parents including information on social, emotional and behavioural development, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy.

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has published an information pack ‘Supporting Children with ASD and/or Learning Disability in coping with COVID-19 isolation’.

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has an online resource containing a range of information to help the parents of children with disability, including supporting behaviour and communication such as advice on how to manage smearing, and advice on sleep, such as a bedtime routine.

The Daily Five is a series of guided videos by Sarah Ashfield to help a child/young person build resilience.

Stress control classes are available online provided by Dr Jim White.

Last updated: 27/07/2020