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Supporting your child with physical difficulties

The Physical Difficulties
Support Service

The Physical Difficulties Support Service (PDSS) are here to help you during this difficult time. Our families and children are really important to us and we are here to provide you with support through our telephone helpline service.

If you would like to access this service, please email

Please email with the following information:

  • Your name and your child’s name.
  • The telephone number you would like to be contacted on.
  • The name of your child’s school.
  • Times and dates you are available for a telephone conversation.

We will then arrange for a member of the PDSS team to respond to your request.

Areas of concern you may wish to discuss could include:

  • Recording work
  • Using ICT
  • Physical play and activities
Physical difficulties support

These following ICT programs are suggested to support your child or young person to enable them to engage with learning experiences:

Using Voice to Text in Notes

BBC dance mat gives children a fun way to learn touch typing

Clicker is software to support reading and writing for all abilities

Five quick steps to make sure you and your child are getting the most from your iPad

Siri voice notes
Touch typing activities
Clicker software
iPad accessibility

Please note we are not responsible for the content of external sites.
Please check the contents is suitable for your child first.

The sites suggested are not a prescribed list and are given for support at this time.

The following websites are currently free and available to support home learning: