Information, Guidance - 25 Sep 2018
This guide aims to introduce childhood acquired brain injury (ABI), consider how it is acquired and why it is often misdiagnosed, and provide some practical support strategies. #miniguides
Understanding the eye care and vision needs of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities
Information, Guidance - 11 Jun 2018
This guide aims to understand the eye care and vision needs of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. #miniguides
Information - 22 May 2018
Find out how one nursery setting has used our free online resources to help staff support children with special educational needs and disabilities.
Checklist - 01 May 2018 Silver AND Gold Member Only
This editable checklist will help practitioners in the Early Years to see what records they need to collect for a child about whom they have emerging concerns. There is text explaining what is needed and a one-page checklist to put in a child's file to support effective record keeping.
Tool - 27 Apr 2018 Gold AND Silver Member Only
If you are a key person working in the Early Years, this flowchart will help you to structure your response to children with emerging needs. It uses a graduated approach, following 'universal', 'targeted' and 'personalised' levels of support. It would make a useful addition to your file, or print it out on A3 and put it on the staff noticeboard for everyone to refer to.
21 Mar 2018 Gold AND Silver Member Only
Find out how one nursery near Manchester use inclusive practice the support all of their children, including those with SEND.
05 Mar 2018 Gold AND Silver Member Only
Read about how one nursery uses effective inclusive practice to meet the needs of all their children, including those with SEND.
Guidance - 23 May 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only
This resource has questions for school governors or trustees to ask their SENCO and other senior executive leaders about SEND.
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
Guidance - 02 Mar 2015 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Six months after the SEND reforms became statutory in September 2014, Kate Marrs-Gant takes this opportunity to review what the changes mean for the expanding early years sector