SEN Newsletter July 2019

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Featured stories

Stress busting family days out with a child with SEN. More

What is high-functioning autism? More

Why do people with dyslexia struggle with time management? More

Using manual handling to promote learning and social skills. More

The isolation of being an SEN mum. More

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

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


SpaceKraft develop and manufacture a full range of sensory products that provide genuine solutions to meet the changing needs of their customers. Drawing on the expertise of professionals working in the field, SpaceKraft has created an unrivalled range of sensory products. Call them on: 01274 581007 to receive a free catalogue or click here to visit their website.


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


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


9 to 10 July 2019
Essential Autism Licensed User Training

London
Two-day training course that provides an affordable option to license autism experienced professionals to deliver the NAS Essential Autism course to their staff teams. More


10 July 2019
Relationships and Autism Training

London
One-day course exploring a range of issues relating to autistic people and sexuality including boundaries, friendships and relationships. More 


20 July 2019
Enabling Children to Speak About Feelings in Small Groups with Circle Time Techniques

Training
10.00 to 17.00

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


7 September to 15 December 2019
Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Children

London
One of the most comprehensive courses of its kind. Gain an extensive toolkit to benefit all children. This supports children with additional and special needs in school, promoting inclusion. More


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


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


19 September 2019
Understanding and supporting autistic people

Manchester
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


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


October 2019 (dates TBC)
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


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


3 October 2019
Autism and eating challenges Training

Manchester
One-day course exploring common feeding and eating problems for autistic people. Including: only eating a few foods, not eating at school, going not eating or over-eating and Pica (eating non-foods). More 


4 to 5 October 2019
TES SEN Show

Business Design Centre, London
Early Bird discounts end 26 July! 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


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


15 to 16 October 2019
SCERTS Training Course

Milton Keynes
Two-day course delivered by Emily Rubin introducing the philosophy and practice of SCERTS educational model for children with autism. For professionals, service providers and family members. Hosted by Puzzle Centre: autism early support and SCERTS practitioners. Tel. 01296 711547. More


26 October 2019
Desperate, Broken and Past Caring: Supporting Young People to Make the Shift from Behaving Their Trauma to Positive Life Change

Conference: 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


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


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


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


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

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


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Hesley Group
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Centre for Child Mental Health
TES SEN Show London
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