SEND, Inclusive and School Resources

SEND and Inclusive Resources

A selection of resources helpful for those looking for activities to do whilst staying home aimed at people with additional educational needs. (Last updated: Nov 2020)

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a new bank of resources to accompany you on your Inclusive Music Practice journe, developed as part of the Think22 programme that helped to bring inclusive practice to the forefront of music education in England. Think22 reflects Drake Music's core organisational approach of Disabled and Non-Disabled educators, musicians, leaders, artists and practitioners working together. Free access to the resources:  Inclusive Music Practice (

Electric Umbrella

Electric Umbrella are live on Facebook four times a day with sing/sign-alongs, an inclusive choir,  a live breakfast show and a bedtime story

English Touring Opera

English Touring Opera understand the importance of education and broad experiences for every child, and want to reach out to people in their homes at this challenging time to make music and have fun! join in with some of their family and inclusive activities here.


Some great free resources from Makaton. A unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. It supports the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening, comprehension, memory, recall and organisation of language and expression.

Makaton with Cat McGill

.A weekly choir event, now available online

Molly Bertrand

Some songs to join in with complete with Makaton signing.

Out of the Ark

Sing and Sign - two free songs incorporating signing and the opportunity to sign up to access lots more.

Orchestra of the Swan

 A series of short videos for music students from OOTS principal players. A lovely playlist put together by Principal Flute Diane Clark of songs for those living with #dementia. Whether you're living on your own, in sheltered accommodation or in a Care Home these videos are designed to get you singing along and tapping your feet to lift your mood!


Here are some great inclusive resources

The Sensory Project

 a bank of FREE resources helpful for those looking for activities to do whilst staying home and staying safe aimed at people with additional educational needs 


From the Soundabout Team there are regular online offers:

'Soundabout Live' - 40min Themed Multi- Sensory music making sessions every Tuesday and Saturday at 2pm live on Facebook

'Little Soundabout' - Music session is aimed at 0-5 year olds with SEN. Every Monday at 2pm. Live on YouTube. - link coming soon

'Soundabout Life' - Music Session aimed  at 18-26 year olds with SEN. Every Thursday at 11am. Live on YouTube.  

Visit their website or facebook page for more information about what they do and how they can support you.


A link to a range of SEND resources across all areas of the curriculum. They offer a variety of different types of SEND resources for special needs children and are suitable for special needs and mainstream schools. Some of the needs that they produce resources for include autism, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and ADHD

Wonder Moms

Wonder Moms is a project by three moms to share real talk, helpful information, and practical advice with parents of kids who have intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, language and speech delays, deafness, chronic illness, and traumatic brain injury. Click here for their website and lots of valuable advice.