Family Development

Made possible from a wealth of experience gathered over four decades serving the North-east we’ve created a Family Resources website just for you.

Brought together by our Family Development team, members of our Neurodiversity think tank and from families sending us their tips and advice we’ve put together a bank of free resources to help you, as part of our valued community, to navigate the day-to-day challenges of life.

The National pandemic has had a huge impact on people everywhere and it has never been more important to support and look after each other. With this in mind we have pulled together some valuable resources which aim to help you in your daily lives, through these difficult times.

Free downloadable resources:
My lockdown experience booklet Tips for coping with a winter lockdown Top tips for returning to school after Covid

Top Tips for hand-washing

Making hand-washing fun My school worry cards

Coming back to school feelings worksheet

Lockdown hero award certificate

Staying home saving lives certificate

Stay home stay safe poster 

Stay positive poster 

We'll be back together soon poster

Weekly/ daily activity videos
Rainbow – smile video
Tips for returning to school
Home Schooling Toolkit - click on the image to download the pack

Home Schooling Toolkit

Tips for home schooling: a parents perspective with Kieran Rose
Sensory strategies for home schooling with Claire Stirland

Get in touch

If you would like more help and support from our family development team please contact Kerrie Highcock on 0191 410 9974 or email [email protected] or why not sign up to our mailing list for regular updates and advice. 

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