SEN Newsletter September 2019

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Featured stories


Choosing a school for a child with SEN
Ten top tips for parents visiting potential schools or colleges. More 

The Cinderella of SEN
Why is dyspraxia so often overlooked at school? More

Tackling learned helplessness
Why teachers should reward effort and perseverance, not just achievement. More

The dyslexia challenge
The role of SEN specialists in supporting families with dyslexic children. More 

Teaching kids with visual impairment
Improving the educational experiences of children who are blind or partially sighted. More

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Featured organisations

Featured organisations


The British Psychological Society (BPS) provides nationally recognised qualifications in test use for SEN professionals who use psychometric or psychological tests to understand children’s strengths and learning needs. Eligible holders of a BPS Test User: Educational, Ability/Attainment (CCET) qualification may progress to do the Access Arrangements Course (AAC). More


Doncaster School for the Deaf
For pupils aged four to nineteen years. Staff include Teachers of the Deaf, speech and language therapists, audiologist and nurse. Ofsted "good" states: pupils make strong progress and  pupils "thrive". The residential Children's home is "outstanding". Contact: secretary@ddt-deaf.org.uk
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Hesley Group
Hesley Group provides specialist support through its schools, colleges and adult residential services with a highly experienced and expert multidisciplinary educational, care and therapeutic staff resource, in high quality purpose built settings. Hesley are focused on positive outcomes and progress towards sustainable independence. More


Bruern Abbey School
Located just over an hour from London and 15 minutes from Oxford, Bruern Abbey is the only preparatory school in the country to have as its main purpose the preparation of boys with learning difficulties for Common Entrance and other entrance examinations to mainstream independent senior schools. More


Timotay Playscapes create inspirational sensory playgrounds, outdoor spaces and playground equipment, providing nurturing, rehabilitating and inclusive environments. Using natural materials and creative thinking they offer unrivalled outdoor space solutions tailored to your needs. All products are manufactured in house for quality and longevity. Sensory outdoor play solutions are also available to buy. More


Douglas Silas Solicitors are the legal experts specialising exclusively in SEN, helping parents successfully through the SEN process. Their website at www.SpecialEducationalNeeds.co.uk is a popular resource used by thousands of parents/professionals. Douglas also authors "A Guide to the SEND Code of Practice", updated for 2018/19, available as an eBook: www.AGuideToTheSENDCodeOfPractice.co.uk



CPD, training and events

CPD, training and events


Online Education from New Skills Academy
New Skills Academy pride themselves on providing the best online education courses to further your career. Their experienced tutors have meticulously created some incredibly well received diplomas. Their diverse portfolio includes courses in the following areas: Autism Awareness Diploma; ADHD Diploma; Asperger Syndrome Awareness Diploma. Use code SEN80 for up to an 80% discount on all courses this month. More


Part-time Training
Diploma in Trauma and Mental Health Informed Schools and Communities (Practitioner Status)

Ten days or University validated 12-day training in London. Also available in your own venue.
info@traumainformedschools.co.uk
www.traumainformedschools.co.uk


11 September 2019
Women and Girls conference

Edinburgh
One-day conference bringing together specialists to explore how autism presents in women and girls, and how to better support autistic women. More


14 September 2019
Enabling Children to speak about feelings through sandplay

10.00 to 17.00
£165

The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


17 September 2019
Autism and continence

London
One-day training course focusing on the common toileting difficulties in autistic children. It explores why autistic children may find learning to use the toilet difficult, and more specific continence issues. More


21 September 2019
A Day with Éadaoin Bhreathnach: Sensory Attachment Intervention
Conference
10.00 - 16.30
£183
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


23 to 25 September 2019
Special Yoga and Mindfulness For Autism and ADHD

London
Equip yourself with a comprehensive toolkit allowing you to inspire children to develop a mindful and self-regulating approach towards their wellbeing. More


24 to 26 September 2019
EarlyBird Licensed User Training

Nottingham
EarlyBird and EarlyBird Plus are programmes for parents whose child has received an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis aged 4-9. Licensed training to deliver is available to autism-experienced professionals. More


2 to 3 October 2019
Teen Life Licensed User Training

London
Two-day training course to enable professionals to offer six-session support programme for parents of young people on the autism spectrum aged 10-16 years. More
 


4 to 5 October 2019
TES SEN Show

Business Design Centre, London

Don’t miss out on the Tes SEN Show’s range of 42 inspiring CPD-certified seminars. Each seminar is designed to boost your professional development and impart the latest knowledge in SEN. Learn from some of the leading names in the sector, while also enjoying an exhibition hall packed with exhibitors. To find out more, click here.


7 to 13 October 2019
Special Yoga for Special Children

Glasgow
In-depth seven-day course to provide you with the confidence and tools to encourage the child’s full potential to flourish. No yoga experience necessary. More


8 to 10 October 2019
EarlyBird Plus Licensed User Training

Nottingham
EarlyBird and EarlyBird Plus are programmes for parents whose child has received an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis aged 4-9. Licensed training to deliver is available to autism-experienced professionals. More 


9 October 2019
The Northern Education Show

EventCity, Manchester
The UK’s leading Education Show – attracting 300+ school decision-makers and over 100 key exhibitors. More


10 October 2019
Autism and Mental Health Conference

Leeds
One-day conference giving you the tools and strategies to identify and provide targeted support for autistic children and adults who have mental health difficulties. More


10 October 2019
Music and Drama Education Expo

Manchester
Music and Drama Education Expo Manchester is a free-to-attend event taking place on 10 October. Benefit from 20 CPD sessions, 60 exhibitors and endless networking opportunities to aid your development. More


10 October 2019
Sensory Considerations Training

London
One-day course to understand the autistic sensory world and its impact on people’s daily life and behaviour. You will discover new practical ways of providing support for autistic people. More


14 to 15 October 2019
Special Yoga For Cerebral Palsy and PMLD

London
Discover adaptive yoga practices for challenging physical limitations plus techniques to help relieve tension, pain and reduce spasms, giving a greater sense of comfort. More


22 to 24 October 2019
Autism and SPELL Licensed User Training

London
Three-day training course licensing autism professionals to deliver Autism and SPELL course to their teams. With active participant involvement it will equip professionals with resources for delivering their own courses. More


26 October 2019
Externalising symptoms of trauma: how to support young people to make the shift from behaving their trauma to positive life change
The allure of gangs, violence, vandalism, stealing, lying, bullying, fire-setting, etc: psychology and neuroscience.
10.00 to 17.00
£183

The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


4 November 2019
Understanding stress and anxiety in autism and their impact on behaviour

Dundee
This one-day course explores how you can help autistic people to reduce stress and anxiety, how to understand their behaviour, and how to support them during difficult times. More


4 to 7 November 2019
EduTECH Asia 2019

Suntec, Singapore
Be part of Asia’s largest education conference focused on SEN, K-12, STEAM, smart school and Campus. Quote EDUSEN15 for 15 per cent discount. More


5 November 2019
Understanding and supporting autistic people
Edinburgh
One-day introductory course building knowledge of autism and how to support autistic children and adults. Allowing you to develop better practice and use evidence-based strategies to support autistic people. More


6 November 2019
The Education People Show

Kent Event Centre, Detling Nr Maidstone, Kent 
Formerly EduKent EXPO and Conference, this is Kent’s leading event for effective school management, learning and teaching – featuring inspirational keynotes, interactive workshops and exhibition. More


14 November 2019
Kidz to Adultz North

EventCity, Manchester, M18 8AS
One of the UK’s largest free events supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and all the professionals who support them. Over 170+ exhibitors and ten free CPD accredited seminars all under one roof, in a totally accessible venue.
9.30am to 4.30pm
For further information:
Email Disabled Living
Tel 0161 607 8200
More


16 November 2019
Working Effectively with Developmental Trauma Disorder and Highly Defended Children and Teenagers

Conference with international attachment expert Dr Dan Hughes.
10.00 to 17.00
£183

The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


25 to 27 November 2019
Special Yoga and Mindfulness For Autism and ADHD

Tamworth, West Midlands
Equip yourself with a comprehensive toolkit allowing you to inspire children to develop a mindful and self-regulating approach towards their wellbeing. More


30 November to 6 December 2019
Special Yoga For Special Children

London
In-depth seven-day course to provide you with the confidence and tools to encourage the child’s full potential to flourish. No yoga experience necessary. More


11 and 12 December 2019
Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference (AISC)

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
AISC is the annual event for international school leaders and educators. It brings together the international schools community to explore topical education issues, including inclusive education, that educators within Asia-Pacific international schools are keen to debate. More


11 to 13 December 2019
Learning and Teaching Expo (LTE)

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
LTE is Asia’s leading education expo providing a platform for global educators to discover effective teaching strategies, pedagogies and quality resources regarding SEN. Visit the Expo this December for different inspiring CPD activities! More


20 to 22 January 2020
Autism T.E.A.C.C.H.

Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children. Three-day training course. £407.00.
autism@autismuk.com
01536 52374
More


23 to 24 January 2020
SCERTS

Introduction and Application to the SCERTS Model. Two-day training course. Using the SCERTS curriculum and practise principles to design programming for children with ASD. £274.00.
autism@autismuk.com
01536 52374
More


22 to 24 June 2020
Autism T.E.A.C.C.H.

Treatment and education of autistic and related communication handicapped children. Three-day training course.
£407
autism@autismuk.com
01536 52374
More


25 to 26 June 2020
Introduction and Application to the SCERTS Model

Two-day training course. Using the SCERTS curriculum and practise principles to design programming for children with ASD.
autism@autismuk.com
£274
01536 52374
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Hesley Group
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Bruern Abbey School
Timotay

British Psychological Society
Centre for Child Mental Health
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