Welcome to nasen 

nasen (National Assosiation of Special Educational Needs) a charitable membership organisation that supports all education practitioners by providing relevant Continued Professional Development (CPD), resources, advice, information and much more to enable staff to meet the needs of all pupils including pupils with SEND/ALN.


  • Succeeding with SEND Succeeding with SEND

    Sign up for FREE access to our exclusive series of conversations that unite SEND specialists and young people in insightful discussions to help challenge the negative perceptions and assumptions placed on individuals with Dyslexia and Autism.
  • nasen Live! 2020

    Our  popular one-day SEND CPD conference and exhibition is back for another year and is a must attend for anyone working with or caring for children and young people.
  • Become a nasen member

    A membership will support for teachers and educators to help meet and identify the needs to children and young people through a range of CPD, Training, advice and resources 


Join us

Join us

Our valuable nasen membership is suitable for schools and individuals alike. With three different levels including a free bronze membership we are certain our membership can help you identify and meet the needs of children and young people with SEND.

Whole School SEND

Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND Consortium brings together schools, organisations and individuals who are committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND can achieve their potential at school.



With our dedicated in-house education team, we are proud to create a range of useful resources, suitable for all phases of education. nasen members will have the ability to download and print our resources to use in their own setting.


Upcoming events & the latest news

Upcoming Events

nasen Live! 2020

Events - 03 Jul 2020

We are excited to announce that our popular, annual SEND conference, nasen Live will return for 2020. Early bird tickets ...

Nasen Live

SEND Reviewer training - Morden

Events - 10 Mar 2020



Whole School SEND - Quality First teaching – Meeting the Needs of CYP with SEND - Gloucester

Events - 02 Mar 2020

Featuring guest speakers Chris Moyse and Marc Rowland


Whole School SEND CPD Event - SEND Governance - Suffolk

Events - 26 Feb 2020

Sessions led by LKMCo and Driver Youth Trust


Whole School SEND CPD Event - Every Leader A Leader of SEND - South Normanton

Events - 13 Feb 2020

Featuring guest speakers Malcolm Reeve and the Driver Youth Trust


Whole School SEND - Reducing exclusions & multi agency working, Supporting the Norfolk SEND strategy

Events - 06 Feb 2020

East of England and North East London Regional Leads invite school leaders, behavior leads and SENCOs to this free CPD ...



Latest News

Tender Announcement

18 November 2019

Nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) is the leading membership charity organisation supporting all education practitioners who work with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Mime, an organisation that delves into education data, has published an 'Inclusion Index'

18 November 2019

The index enables you to find out where your Local Authority ranks in their tables.

nasen launch FREE event for leaders & decision makers in local authorities

6 November 2019

Join nasen, School Improvement Liverpool and Dingley's Promise at a FREE event for leaders & decision makers in local authorities. Access a wealth of knowledge and training opportunities from three sector-leading providers at venues in Reading, London & Liverpool.

APPG report on Dyslexia is published

25 October 2019

The British Dyslexia Association has published the report of the All Party Parliamentary Group into dyslexia, the 'Educational Cost of Dyslexia'.