News

2018
65 Results

Exam accommodations for Autistic Students

NEWS - 16 Nov 2018

GCSEs are a stressful and difficult for most students. Autistic students may face additional challenges, such as sensory overload and unclear or ambiguous questions and instructions.

nasen secure funding to provide significant support on SEND to early years settings and local authorities

NEWS - 14 Nov 2018

nasen is to receive £1.4 million from the Department for Education as part of their recent success in a bid to improve access and inclusion in early years.

2017
93 Results

Complete our member survey on the use of restraint and restrictive intervention

NEWS - 19 Dec 2017

The DfE has produced new draft guidance aimed at reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and mental health needs. They are seeking views on this guidance.

Ofsted Annual Report released

NEWS - 18 Dec 2017

'Ofsted Annual Report 2016/17: education, children’s services and skills' mentions SEND as an area for focus across the next year.

Mental Health Green Paper

NEWS - 18 Dec 2017

'Transforming children and young people's mental health provision: a green paper' has been published by the Department for Education and is open for consultation.

£45 million package of support for SEND announced by government

NEWS - 01 Dec 2017

The funding package includes money to support LAs with their implementation of the SEND reforms, to establish local supported internship forums and to support Parent Carer Forums.

2016
61 Results

Merry Christmas from everyone at nasen

NEWS - 13 Dec 2016

2016 has been a very busy year for everyone at nasen, with some big changes happening over the last 12 months, we take a look at what we have achieved in the year and provide a quick overview of what we have to look forward to in 2017.

'Early Years Funding' document published

NEWS - 07 Dec 2016

The document 'Early Years Funding: Changes to Funding for Three and Four Year Olds' was published this week by the DfE. It is a response to consultation, and includes information about new funding streams for children in Early Years with SEND

Ofsted's Annual Report includes information on SEND

NEWS - 05 Dec 2016

On 1st December, 'The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills 2015-16' was published. It includes a chapter on SEND which illustrates some of the disparities across the system.

The National SEND Forum Annual Conference

NEWS - 01 Nov 2016

The National Special Educational Needs and Disability Forum is a regular meeting of the leading representatives of significant national organisations in this field.