Using technology


DfE Guidance on temporary changes: attendance recording for educational settings whilst closed due to the coronavirus 

We have put together key information and resources for schools to help maintain provision during the COVID-19 situation.

Access  key information and resources to support East Sussex schools during the pandemic,  including  SEND-specific information and links to the latest DfE guidance.

Many children like to use visual and online media, but this should not be assumed. Sometimes they may be worried about privacy or find it hard to engage. Usually, technology should support face to face communication with a young person, but not replace it.

Watch the FLARE young people's group' video giving top tips for online meetings 

See also guidance from East Sussex students in the Speak Up Speak Out event report, part 8

To see how to keep personal information secure, see Privacy and GDPR.

Software / media

Digital tools summary (ESCC)

Communicate in print (WIdgit)

Prepare to speak to your GP about mental health (Doc Ready)

You can also find videos YouTube to help you talk to a young person about a topic