This page contains links to some of our favourite websites. We have categorised these links into funding, software, hardware, advice & support and activities for pupils. If you notice that any of these links are broken please let us know.
Activities for Pupils
Website for symbol users run by The Children’s Society
Online games and early learning activities.
Free downloadable presentations – Power Point stories with scripts, ideas for sensory equipment etc. Originally designed for secondary aged pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties.
Free photos and other resources to use when working with pupils with learning disabilities.
SEN / ICT
Website with lists of resources and links to other sites, all to do with children with special needs.
SENDirect is a project developed by the SEND Consortium. It hosts a website aimed at providing information for families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Online forum linking all those working in ICT with pupils with special needs.
Sensory resources for PMLD pupils
Richard Hirstwood and Flo Longhorn’s website with advice and support on areas such as using sensory rooms and iPad apps for pupils with PMLD.
Advice and support for parents and professionals working with children with communication difficulties.
Free switch accessible software including cause and effect activities. Advice on making your own stuff.
Australian site evaluating all aspects of using iPads in schools.
Comparisons of all AAC devices available in the UK.
Blog by teacher using iPads across the school, containing evaluations and useful advice.
Advice and support for the use of AAC and assistive technology.
Advice and support for parents of children with communication disorders.
Resources for teachers working with pupils with Special Needs.
Makers of ‘Communicate: In Print’ and other software. Both free resources to download and some you have to pay for.
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