EVERY SCHOOL has at least one female pupil on the autistic spectrum – a frequently un diagnosed condition in girls that leaves them vulnerable to sexual exploitation – an expert has warned.
The Communication Trust report into the workforce's understanding of Speech, Language and Communication
Last year The Communication Trust conducted a national survey of the children and young people's workforce, asking about their experiences of professional development in speech, language and communication. The report has now been published.
Edward Timpson has asked Dame Christine Lenehan to conduct an independent review into the outcomes and experiences of children and young people attending residential special schools and colleges.
A one day Welsh national conference will be held on Tuesday 14th March 2017 at Marriott Hotel, Cardiff offering delegates the opportunity to learn about how the statutory reform promotes more inclusive practice in schools and much more!
The RCSLT has published its response to the SEND reforms, following a survey of its members. It presents a mixed picture, and includes several recommendations to improve practice and outcomes in this area.
The government published its response to the 'Schools National Funding Formula' consultation alongside the High Needs funding formulae on 14th December. Here we summarise the main points and look at the implications for SEND.
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.
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
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.
There are still 13 DfE-funded, free Train the Trainer courses available, focusing on supporting children and young people with Specific Learning Difficulties