Resources that have been made available for free during this challenging time
- The resources listed below are not recommendations.
- When new technology is used in school, a risk assessment should take place.
- It is likely that there will be follow-up marketing if the resources below (or others) are used.
- There are a range of accessibility features within many software platforms which can be accessed at no cost.
- There are a range of free resources aimed at all children which could be adapted to work for a child with SEND.
Crick Clicker 8 – Generally for Primary settings – Clicker is a writing solution for the primary classroom, providing every pupil with support and challenge.
Crick DocsPlus – For Secondary settings – Help struggling writers overcome barriers to progress with DocsPlus – a writing tool for secondary schools.
Nessy Education – Nessy offers the complete dyslexia aware solution with a suite of multi-sensory products aimed at making learning to read, write and spell fun.
Teach Your Monster to Read – Covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences – complements synthetic phonics programmes.
Audible Stories – Free audio books.
WIDGIT Online – Create, print, share and translate symbol materials online. Create visual, communication and learning supports in your web browser using over 18,000 Widgit Symbols and hundreds of easy-to-use templates. Check out popular topics.
(Full access for 30 days using the code WIDGIT30)
Helpkidzlearn – for children with Special Educational Needs – a range of free resources and free trials.
If you have discovered an online resource, which you have found to be useful, please let us know by emailing the link to SEND@theictservice.org.uk so we can share it with other schools.