Useful websites and apps
PARENTAL SUPPORT FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN LOCKDOWN
BURY 2GETHER SENSORY TOYS FUNDING
SEND FAMILY SWIMMING SESSIONS
SENSORY NEEDS PARENTS SEMINAR
MANAGING ANGER ONLINE SEMINAR FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Ability Wheels for All Reopens
A great resources that has just launched from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.
The website contains details about this year's campaign which covers Water Safety, preventing Anti-Social Behaviour and Road Safety. There is also a competition for 5-16 year olds in Greater Manchester to enter (iPad as a prize), and activities for young people, including a mini creative project
https://www.fleetwoodbeachwheelchairs.co.uk/ - Beach accessible wheelchairs at Fleetwood
( a lovely resource from the Royal Mail giving some template and tips on how we can all keep in touch with one another)
The online giant owns Audible – a service where you can stream and download audiobooks – and has pledged that selected stories will be free 'for as long as schools are closed'.
It includes a Winnie the Pooh anthology and Beatrix Potter collection among many others and titles for older kids and teens too.
SENDiass (Special Educational Needs & Disability Information & Advice Support Service<https://www.theburydir
Bury Blind Society<https://www.buryblinds
Pathways Associates is producing a daily vlog about the coronovirus for person with learning disabilities or autism at home or work and they are struggling to understand what is happening or upset http://pathwaysassociates.co.u
The Domestic Violence & Abuse pages on Bury Directory provides updated information in the light of the coronavirus epidemic and the increased concerns around domestic abuse. Please click on the link<https://www.theburydirect
www.urbanstrides.com - urban strides can also be found on facebook as they have their own information page
VOLUNTEERING AND FUNDING INFORMATION FOR VCF ORGANISATIONS
Help our Bury Community in COVID Crisis by Volunteering: VCFA is working with Bury Council and Bury CCG to support local communities. By becoming a local volunteer, you can help to support those who need it most. If you're healthy and at low-risk, and want to help you can Volunteer for Bury, by assisting in carrying out non-personal care tasks to assist people with care and support needs. Such tasks might include
• Collecting prescriptions
• Preparing a meal
• Assistance with laundry
• Befriending/Checking/ reassurance by phone call
• Sitting with someone for a while (if they are not self-isolating)
Having a current DBS allows a wider range of volunteering opportunities.
To sign up click here - https://www.buryvcfa.org.uk/vo
ONLINE CLASSES/ ACTIVITIES
Kids Rock—music sessions, facebook—10am daily.
Soundabout—music sessions, facebook—2pm Tues / Sat
¨ Oti Mabuse—daily dance lesson, facebook 11.30 daily
Chester zoo virtual tour 27.03.2020