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Explaining Coronavirus to Children

The downloadable document (right) is for anyone who has children and needs to explain the Coronavirus/Covid-19 to them in a simple and understandable way.

Explaining Coronovirus to Children

Are you having difficulty explaining Coronovirus to your child. Download the 'Explaining Coronovirus to Children' document. Its straight forward easy read.

Give It A Go

Give It A Go (GIAG) is a one stop portal, available as a website and mobile phone app, signposting people to local activities free of charge. Activities can be listed free of charge on GIAG after registration and the software allows you to search for…

Guide to Aids, equipment and adaptations - Contact

Contact have produced a Guide to help parents/carers and young people when it comes to finding out about Equipment, aids and adaptions that many young people need to help them in their day to day lives. You can download the guide from the downloads section…

Guide to Personal Budgets

A Personal Budget is an agreed amount of money that is allocated to you personally by the Local Authority following an assessment of your care, support and educational needs.  This is for support to meet your needs that you decide and control.  The Children with Disabilities team…

Handle with Care - A Guide to Keeping your Baby Safe

Helpful tips on safe, positive ways of holding and caring for your baby.

Health Services - Referral routes into Children and Adult Services

A handy guide has been created for you to understand how to get referred into services. Some services you can call and set up an appointment yourself while others you will need someone clinical to do this for you. See the attached documents in the…

Help In Early Years - CONTACT Information Guide

This factsheet explains how children with special educational needs are supported to learn and develop, and gives information about education options and finding suitable childcare. Guidance to childcare and other early years’ providers is set out in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of…

Helping Children be Ready for Nursery

'We believe in Middlesbrough that nursery ready children are curious, confident and co-operative.  Supported by family, professionals and community these children are able to flourish and reach their optimal potential.' See how you could support your child: see pages 11-14

Helping Your Child Sleep - Contact Booklet

Contact have produced a booklet to help support parents and carers of children with disabilities when it comes to issues that can arise around sleep. Take a look at the booklet in the download section on the right hand side of this page