Friday, January 22, 2021

Featured Articles

Navigating the legal landscape around SEN placements

Securing the best possible placements for a child with Special Educational Needs (SEN) is key to ensuring their needs are met and their potential...

Sleep linked to language skills in neurodevelopmental disorders

New research has discovered that Down’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and...

NICE guidance on diagnosing autism

NICE’s new autism guidance has serious implications for all those working in health, education and social care, says Lorraine Scott


Family values

Parents must support each other in the community if we are to ensure inclusion for children with SEN, says Sarah Moore 




Focus on speech and language therapists

Alison Hodson takes a look at the work of speech and language therapists

Focus on: SEN casework officers

Ian Palmer explores the world of the SEN casework officer

Adjust the job

It’s time to address the cause of the teacher shortage, not just its symptoms, writes Lord Jim Knight

The right course

Effective CPD is not just good for teachers’ careers, it is essential if the diverse needs of pupils are to be met, says Chris Keates

Real world recruitment

The impact of SEN inclusion on mainstream teacher recruitment The workload of teachers is increasing, as the growing number of children with SEN and disabilities...