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How to set up a college for SEND that wins awards

Gemma Peebles knows. She's on a mission. Three years ago, I decided that the young people of Doncaster with special educational needs deserved a better...

The importance of providing meaningful opportunities

Peter Gaskell describes how a college news agency has inspired and motivated students with real world employment opportunities. Last year the Pathways department in Loreto...

SEN116 : January/February 2022

Read SEN Magazine SEN116: January/February 2022 here The field of SEND is a very broad area, it embraces a wide range of specialists and...

Yorkshire Dales Youth Hostel to pioneer work placements for youngsters with...

Providing a place for work placements The youth hostel at Hawes in Wensleydale has been sold for £100,000 to a head teacher who plans to...

Navigating post-16 options

Clare Howard looks at whether councils’ local offers are meeting their responsibilities to young people with SEN

Moving out, moving on

Ruth Perry considers the value of residential further education for young people with high needs

Real world opportunities

Supported internships are having a positive impact on young adults with SEN, writes Pippa Bruckland

The price of equal pay

Stephen Bradshaw asks if the minimum wage is restricting employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities

A degree of support

Jonathan Beckett examines the provision colleges and universities offer to students with dyslexia and what they can do to improve it

Getting personal

Suzie Franklin reveals how a person-centred approach has helped her daughter with autism to thrive

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...