At a time when continuing professional development is at a premium, nasen Live 2016 brings experts, SENCOs, teachers and senior leadership teams together to refresh and update their knowledge and learn from evidence-based practice.
Mental health and wellbeing remain high on the public agenda, with recent reports calling on schools to engage in a national commitment to develop holistic approaches to mental health and wellbeing. Here, nasen’s Jane Friswell examines the guidance and offers advice to schools
With children across the county anticipating the move to secondary school, it is vital that those with special educational needs and disabilities are nurtured throughout the changeover, urges Jane Friswell, chief executive of nasen
Do you feel confident that you could recognise a dyslexic child, and do you feel confident that you could teach one? The British Dyslexia Association shares some tell tale signs of what to look out for, and how to have a ‘dyslexia friendly’ classroom
Pat Bullen, nasen consultant and SEND Pathfinder lead at Leicester City Council, discusses the new arrangements for assessment and the introduction of EHC (education, health and care) plans – core components of the SEND reforms