A response to the SEND reforms from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
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.
Guidance - 11 Apr 2017
In this article, which was originally published in nasen Connect in January 2017, Gillian Allcroft from the National Governance Association talks about the responsibilities of the Governing Board in relation to SEND. Having a governor dedicated to SEND may not be the best way forward!
Information - 29 Mar 2017
Each of the 4 nations of the UK has its own system of Education which means that as well as differences in language there are also differences in terminology, particularly around SEND. This handy table provides a good starting point for translating terms from each nation to make research, reports, practice etc. accessible regardless of your national context.
Guidance - 15 Jun 2015 Paid Member Only
Providing information on developing effective assessment and EHC processes including SEN Support. Also considering what an effective Local Offer looks like, how well Personal Budgets are working and meaningful engagement of children and young people, and their parents/carers.