|Twinkle SEND Resources|
Link to the SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disability) section of Twinkle’s website with hundreds of resources for children with a variety of different needs. (Permission granted by Twinkle to include a link to their website in this section and throughout this website).
|General Supports for students with SEN (NSCE)|
List of weblinks of benefit to parents and teachers of children with SEN at primary and post-primary level across a broad range of curricular areas.
|Teachers Supporting Students with Autism (NCSE)|
An extensive list of online websites, resources and apps to help teachers and parents at home support children with Autism. Many have been developed specifically in response to Covid-19.
|Supports for students with Moderate, Severe or Profound GLD (NCSE)|
Online resources that Special Schools have found to be of benefit for students with Moderate, Severe or Profound GLD at primary and post-primary level across a range of curricular areas.
|Apps for Students with Moderate, Severe or Profound GLD (NCSE)|
Suggested Android or iPad Apps, mostly free, for Students with Moderate, Severe or Profound GLD.
|Supports for students with Mild General Learning MLD (NSCE)|
Online resources that Special Schools have found to be of benefit for students with mild GLD at primary and post-primary level across a range of curricular areas. Includes loads of links useful to all students.
|Storyline Online |
This website features famous actors reading stories for children. Select the appropriate level for your child who can then listen to the story being read aloud and follow the words. Could be used for struggling readers. Detailed activity guides directed at teachers (and, in some cases, parents) included.
Website with fun quizzes and games to suit children of all ages and abilities at primary school level.
|Activities for families to do at home (NCSE)|
Links to nature activities, GAA activities and even activities with Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home!
|Activities and Ideas for Learning at Home with Younger Children (NCSE)|
A document with loads of ideas for functional activities for younger children and for which links can be found elsewhere on this website, especially in ‘Educational Activities’ in the Primary section.
|Special Schools are going…on a Virtual Tour (NCSE)|
Some virtual tours – including zoos, museums and space. Many students, particularly those with ASD, often enjoy engaging with virtual tours like these.
|Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy (NCSE)|
This link takes you to the website of the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) where detailed advice and further resources are suggested-some of which have already been included above.