SEN Newsletter July 2018    
 
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Featured stories

Do the Government's SEN figures add up?

Do the Government’s SEN figures add up?
Changes in the numbers of people on the SEN register might not be all that they seem. More

The fatal cost of healthcare inequalities
Simple healthcare changes could save the lives of people with a learning disability. More

Decoding SLCN
How can we identify speech, language and communication needs? More

What does a headteacher do?
A special school head explains some of her key responsibilities and duties. More

Accessing education
How online learning can help students who aren’t thriving in the classroom. More

For the latest articles, visit: senmagazine.co.uk


Featured organisations


SEN.fyi (App)
Everything You Wanted To Know About SEN – all in one place! Download this App free to your Smartphone or Tablet for iOS (on Apple App store) or Android (on Google Play store). More


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


Anglia Ruskin University
You’re dedicated, pioneering and understanding; ARU is made for you. They offer an exciting and innovative postgraduate course in Special Educational Needs and Disability. It is offered from their Chelmsford campus with start dates of January and September. To find out more, click here.


Timotay Playscapes create sensory bespoke playgrounds and playground equipment, helping to provide rehabilitating environments. Using natural materials and creative thinking they offer unrivalled playground 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 2017/18, available as an eBook: www.AGuideToTheSENDCodeOfPractice.co.uk


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


The Skills Network – Fully Funded Courses
Gain an accredited qualification at no-cost, through funded distance learning courses. Further your career with a course in: Understanding Autism, Specific Learning Difficulties, or Common Childhood Illnesses. More


Enrol to suit
CACHE Level 3 Qualification: Supporting Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication via The Communication Trust’s Platform 3
Up to ten credits; achieve within four months. £450. More


Online – live now
Autism in women and girls online module
This online module explores how autism can differ in women and girls, and how best to recognise and support these autistic women and girls. More


14 July 2018
Child Protection: What You Need to Know About Keeping Children Safe and Working Ethically
Training: 10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £165

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


28 and 29 July 2018
Therapeutic Work with Teenagers: Offering a Wealth of Tools, Techniques and Ways of Being Alongside Troubled Teenagers
Weekend Training: 10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £330
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


4 August 2018
Enabling Children and Teenagers to Speak About Feelings Through Art and Clay
Training: 10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £165
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


5 Sept 2018
Talking Mats: Record evidence & impact of person-centred approaches
Birmingham
An open course leading to registration as a qualified user. From £170.
More


12 September 2018
Autism and Mental Health Conference

Leeds
This conference will give you tools and strategies to identify and provide targeted support for autistic children and adults who have mental health difficulties. More


18 September 2018
Using Music to Support Learning in a SEND Environment
Birmingham
It’s about the power of music within evidence based, inclusive practice. Includes on-going support.
£175. More


18 to 20 September 2018
Selective Mutism 2 or 3 Day Masterclass
Birmingham
Delivered by UK expert Maggie Johnson. Receive materials to cascade to others.
Prices from £350. More


21 September 2018
Bilingual Children with Speech and Language Difficulties
Manchester
An inspirational day giving clear pointers for identification and management. For school and advisory practitioners. Led by Dr Sean Pert of Manchester University.
£215 or £190 if two book together.
More


26 September 2018
Understanding stress and anxiety in autism and their impact on behaviour
Manchester
A one-day course that explores how you can help autistic children and adults to reduce stress and anxiety, how to understand their behaviour and how to support them during difficult times. More


29 September 2018
The Promise and the Pain of Social Media, Self Harm and Other Health-Harming Behaviours. Building resilience and health-healing alternatives
10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £183
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


3 October 2018
Autism and eating challenges
London
This course will examine and explore the common patterns of eating in autistic children and evidence and practice-based strategies for intervention. More


4 October 2018
Sensory Considerations
London
The autistic sensory world can have an impact on people’s daily life and behaviour. This course helps you understand more about this and learn practical ways of giving positive support. More


5 to 6 October 2018
The TES SEN Show
London
The Tes SEN Show has 42 CPD-certified seminars at the show, each 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 free features and an exhibition hall packed with 150+ exhibitors. More


6 October 2018
Therapeutic Stories for Troubled Children: How to Write One and Get Published
Afternoon Conference
14.00 - 17.00
Cost: £80
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
info@childmentalhealthcentre.org
www.childmentalhealthcentre.org


9 October 2018
Stress and Anxiety
London
This one-day course explores how you can help autistic children and adults to reduce stress and anxiety, how to understand their behaviour, and how to support them during difficult times. More


9 to 10 October 2018
EduTECH Asia 2018

Suntec, Singapore
EduTECH Asia this October will address key pedagogies, technologies and innovation transforming K-12, Tertiary, SEN, ECE and VET education in Asia. More


11 October 2018
PDA – strategies for school
London
This one-day course, delivered by Jilly Davis, is for school staff who are supporting children with PDA (pathological demand avoidance). More


11 October 2018
Music and Drama Education Expo | Manchester

Manchester
Europe’s leading conference for music and drama teachers returns to Manchester! The day features expert-led CPD workshops (including dedicated SEND sessions) and exhibition stands from leading arts organisations. Book free tickets at: www.mdexpo.co.uk/manchester


16 to 18 October 2018
Advanced Applications of TEACCH: "Beyond the Basics"
Next step for TEACCH practitioners in pathway to Certified Practitioner accreditation. Stimulating and motivational three-day course to extend skills to consult, mentor and train other professionals in the TEACCH philosophy and strategies. Not available elsewhere outside the US TEACCH – early booking recommended.
£795 professional/parent
Prior’s Court Training and Development Centre, Newbury, Berkshire
01635 245911
training@priorscourt.org.uk

www.priorscourt.org.uk


22 to 26 October 2018
Five-Day TEACCH Course

Inspirational, intensive course combining active learning sessions with direct experience working with students with autism. Led by trainers from Division TEACCH, University of North Carolina and experienced practitioners and TEACCH trainers from Prior's Court. Course runs twice a year in February and October. Places limited so early booking advised.
£1295 professionals/parents.
Prior’s Court Training and Development Centre, Newbury, Berkshire
01635 245911
training@priorscourt.org.uk

www.priorscourt.org.uk


30 October 2018
Autism in Women and Girls conference
London
At this conference The NAS will be bringing together experts to explore how autism presents in women and girls, and how to better support autistic women. More


November 2018
Postgraduate certificate in autism and Asperger syndrome
Manchester
This popular postgraduate certificate in autism and Asperger syndrome is run with Sheffield Hallam University.
More


15 November 2018
Key issues for STEM in Higher Education - meeting the needs of industry, curriculum design and increasing diversity
Morning
: Central London
This seminar will examine the future of STEM in higher education – focusing on widening participation, meeting the demands of industry, designing interdisciplinary university curricula, and supporting progression to higher level study and employment. More


20 November 2018
Pathological Demand Avoidance conference
Manchester
Providing professionals and parents with clearer understanding of PDA, plus essential strategies for education, management and communication. More


20 November 2018
Additional Learning Needs in Wales: priorities for shaping, implementing and monitoring the ALN Code
Morning: Central Cardiff
This seminar is bringing together key policymakers and stakeholders to discuss the development and implementation of the Additional Learning Needs Code – focusing on governance, funding and regulation. More


11 to 15 February 2019
Five-Day TEACCH Course
Inspirational, intensive course combining active learning sessions with direct experience working with students with autism. Led by trainers from Division TEACCH, University of North Carolina and experienced practitioners and TEACCH trainers from Prior's Court. Course runs twice a year in February and October. Places limited so early booking advised.
Prior’s Court Training and Development Centre, Newbury, Berkshire
£1295 professionals/parents
01635 245911
training@priorscourt.org.uk

www.priorscourt.org.uk


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