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Cherry Oak School

Working Together for Success

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Cherry Oak School

Working Together for Success


De-escalation Videos

Introduction and Limited Choice

Meet Sam Galloway who works at NCH&C's Starfish+ team, a crisis, therapeutic and intervention support team for children with learning disabilities

Consistency, Structure + Routine

Limited Communication

Limited communication to keep things simple and scripted for added reassurance for children.

Reflect, Repair, Restore

An important tip to help to rebuild and repair a relationship after an incident with your child in crisis.

Roots + Fruits

A technique to help parents understand how negative and positive behaviours impact them.

Visual Timetables, Now + Next

How to create either a simple visual timetable throughout the week or Now & Next boards to support your child with routine whilst at home. For further information on Visual Timetables or Now and Next Boards there are resources available on our main Home Learning page.

Body Positioning

How we can adapt our body positioning and posture so as not to look threatening or intimidating and help reduce anxieties for our children

Sensory Integration

How Sensory Integration can help stimulate your children

Comfort Supportive Hug, Offering Arm + Ending

Advice on how to help alleviate anxieties of young people by reducing the use of language and utilise the offer gestures during stressful times.