Nasen provides innovative and relevant resources which support the busy professional to work effectively at a strategic level and practically, day-to-day, in the classroom.

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  • A Level Lessons: supporting dyslexic learners through their A Levels


    Guidance - 17 Feb 2017

    Kristina Symons, Head of Learning Support, shares some top tips for supporting dyslexic learners through their A Level courses; these students can face particular challenges with the higher order skills these courses require. This article originally appeared in 'SecEd' in May 2016 and in 'Special' in November 2016.

  • 'Teaching Play': helping children with autism learn to play

    Guidance - 10 Feb 2017

    Kay Smith, an Area Senco, shares her experience of helping children with autism learn how to play. This article originally appeared in 'Special' in March 2016

  • A Summary of the Broad Areas of Need

    Guidance - 19 Dec 2016

    The SEND Code of Practice (2015) identifies four broad areas of need which 'give an overview of the range of needs that should be planned for' (para 6.27, p.97). It is important not to use these as simplistic labels for children, but to help you inform your practice and any actions that may need to be taken. The aim of this summary is to give you a clear understanding of the areas in order to help you meet the varying needs of your pupils.

  • 25 practical tips and strategies for working with children with ADHD


    Teaching Resource, Guidance - 29 Jun 2016

    We list some of John Mullen suggestions, as well as an accumulation of ideas taken from various SEN websites.

  • Girls and Autism: Flying Under the Radar


    Book, Guidance - 30 Mar 2016

    This guide aims to: - introduce the debate around autism and gender - identify key issues for girls with autism spectrum conditions - provide practical school-based support strategies - share family, professional and academic perspectives.

  • Costed Provision Map Template


    Other, Guidance - 09 Feb 2016 Member Only

    This costed provision map template has been designed to help you with provision management in your setting i.e. to record, monitor and evaluate SEND provision. Remember there is no ‘one size fits all’ provision map and so you will need to consider how to make the map work for you and the needs of your setting.

  • Provision Management Intervention Record


    Other, Guidance - 09 Feb 2016 Member Only

    Whenever an intervention is being delivered it is important that its delivery and effectiveness are monitored and evaluated. This template has been designed to help you do this.

  • Provision Management Points to Consider

    Other, Guidance - 09 Feb 2016 Member Only

    These questions have been designed to help you reflect on the provision management process within your setting.

  • Inclusion Development Programme (IDP)

    Guidance - 07 Aug 2015

    The Inclusion Development Programme (IDP) was part of the government’s strategy to improve outcomes for children with special educational needs and was first outlined in Removing Barriers to Achievement.

  • Collaborative Learning for SEN : The Process

    #Webcast #Collaborative

    Guidance - 15 Jul 2015

    This webcast, presented by Natalie Packer, provides an overview of the Collaborative Learning for SEN process. This process was created to support early years providers, schools and further education to continue improving their approaches to professional learning in order to maximise the benefit to staff, the children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities they teach.