Monday, July 13, 2020


Coronavirus/COVID-19 and SEN

Rukhsana Koser explains key implications of the COVID-19 outbreak for parents of children with SEN  School closures and EHC...

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...

New Toddlerlab to study autism

Researchers studying the early development of autism and other behavioural conditions at Birkbeck, University of London’s “Babylab” are to be supported by colleagues at...


Positive thinking

Julie Day reveals how an Asperger’s diagnosis helped her turn her life around




Hiring teachers during a global pandemic

Recruitment is challenging and stressful at the best of times. When you combine this with the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

The right staff

Ian Hartwright provides some useful tips on how schools can attract and keep the best teachers

STEM industries need disabled students

Victoria Cornfield, Marketing manager at FPE Seals, discusses the advantages that disabilities can have for work in STEM fields and advocates for more...

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...

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