Working with children with additional needs
Although currently the work of the Learning Disability Working Group focuses on adults we are aware that there is a lot of good guidance and resources out there for working with children with a range of needs. We thought we would share with you some of the best information we have found from other providers.
Messy Church has this guidance https://www.messychurch.org.uk/resource/how-do-we-welcome-people-additional-needs-messy-church
Boys Brigade – have resources found here http://leaders.boys-brigade.org.uk/dan.htm and have also launched a free app https://boys-brigade.org.uk/boys-brigade-launch-new-disability-app-for-youth-leaders/
Girls Brigade have a guidance pack which can be found here https://gbeuropeprojects.jimdo.com/resources/
The Scouts have a section on their website which starts here https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/search/?cat=377,837
The SU training on additional needs is called Cascade http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/resources/children_and_youth/events/training_events_/cascade_su_mission_and_holiday_club_training