Interests: Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Week of: 16 April 2018 - 22 April 2018

Moving and Handling of Children with Physical Difficulties – Initial and Refresher training – 19 and 21 June 2018

Suitable for any staff working with a child or young person who has Physical / Movement difficulties. Not suitable for staff working with children who have behavioural difficulties. Full day ‘Initial’ Course for those who have not been trained in Moving and Handling previously (refresher recommended annually). Half Day ‘Refresher’ Course for those who have […]

South West Behaviour Conference: Building Bridges, Building Relationships – Friday 23 November 2018

Children need to experience relationships with an adult which enable them to develop feelings of safety and security and develop their own ability to self-regulate. Children with unmet needs may see the world as comfortless and unpredictable and respond by shrinking from it or doing battle with it. This conference will: Focus on ensuring positive […]

South West SEND Conference: Valuing and Enabling Every Child – Thursday 7 June 2018

This annual event for leaders of SEND working in all phases of education provides an invaluable opportunity to update knowledge and improve provision in schools to enhance educational outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. The day will provide an opportunity to share best practice with colleagues and to hear […]

Bercow 10 years on

In response to concerns about the support for children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and major changes in the education and health systems, I CAN, the children’s communication charity, and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) have undertaken an independent review of provision for children with SLCN in England. Since […]

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