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nasen Live 2022 - Exhibitors

Explore the latest products, resources and offers from some of the UK’s leading SEND organisations at nasen Live 2022!
Enjoy exclusive exhibitor discounts and giveaways, available only for our visitors. 

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blue text that reads 'ADHD Foundation - the neurodiversity charity' on a white background

ADHD Foundation - Stand 46

ADHD Foundation: The Neurodiversity Charity is the largest user led ADHD agency in Europe, credited with influencing policy and provision in the UK. We collaborate with charities, businesses and education providers, advising Government Department committees and providing consultancy and training for schools, universities, local authority commissioners and clinicians.

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families Logo [black background with white text that reads 'Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families' with an image of green interlinking rings on the left hand side]

Anna Freud Centre’s Schools Division - Stand 59

The Anna Freud Centre’s Schools Division supports education staff to adopt a whole school and college approach to mental health and wellbeing, putting it at the heart of their communities. We produce evidence-based training and resources helping schools and colleges to prioritise the mental health of their pupils and staff.

Axcis Education Logo exhibitor

Axcis - Stand 26

Axcis is the foremost supplier of SEND staff to mainstream and specialist schools in England and Wales. Providing teaching, leadership and support staff, Axcis has experience with all levels of recruitment across a wide range of special needs. Visit the Axcis website or contact your local office to learn more about how we can help.

beyond words logo [black text that reads 'beyond words empowering people through pictures' with a rainbow coloured wave above the text]

Beyond Words - Stand 41

Beyond Words is the UK’s national charity for visual literacy and emotional wellbeing. Their word-free picture books and resources, co-created with the people they benefit, transform lives, empowering people with learning disabilities to share and understand their feelings and the world around them.

BrainChild EBO Logo

BrainChild - Stand 19

EBO for Schools, created by BrainChild Developmental Program, is here to transform the lives of children with neurodiverse conditions.  By addressing underlying factors that inhibit learning, social interaction and influence behaviours, disrupted neurodevelopment is given a second chance.

Ideal for whole classes or groups, including a mix of developmental diagnoses, EBO enhances wellbeing for all. Its specific sensory and physical activities, collaboration and play elements help release children from their limitations. The inspiring, streamed, digital-adventure-game storyline delivers an exciting and playful experience with lasting positive impact on their learning and life.
 

Calibre Audio - Stand 39

Calibre Audio is a charity that provides a completely free for life audiobook service to everyone with a disability that makes reading print difficult or impossible. Members enjoy 13,000+ unabridged audiobooks with unlimited borrowing through digital streaming, download, or on memory stick. Visit calibreaudio.org.uk to find out more and join.

candleaac logo

CandLE AAC - Stand 45

CandLE is a not-for-profit organisation that specialise in the education needs of students who rely on AAC. Providing tailored support within schools and home education programs, our expert team lead the way in curriculum adaptation to suit all access needs. We never say can't. At CandLE every student CAN!

Century logo [pink text on white background that reads 'CENTURY']

CENTURY - Stand 13

CENTURY is the intelligent intervention tool that combines artificial intelligence, learning science and neuroscience. It creates constantly adapting pathways for every student and powerful data for teachers. 
The platform works with you to stretch and support learners – instantly addressing gaps in knowledge, misconceptions and providing resources for teacher-led interventions.

Chatty Therapy - Stand 38

Chatty Therapy offers speech and language products for Settings:

  • “Chatty Words” is an innovative vocabulary software solution which allows staff and parents to help children close the WORD GAP. Great for children with poor vocabulary, from low-income backgrounds or children with EAL.
  • “Chatty Workshops” - a set of online speech & language training workshops for staff - comes with feedback and certification
Christie and Co Logo

Christie & Co - Stand 6

Established over 85 years ago, Christie & Co is the market leading specialist advisor for buying and selling business across a range of sectors, including childcare & education. We offer unrivalled insight, experience and expertise across professional services including brokerage, consultancy, finance, development, investment, and valuation. 

Crick software logo

Crick Software - Stand 44

Clicker is the gold standard for literacy and special needs software. Thousands of schools are using Clicker to support their recovery curriculum and boost learning engagement.

Compatible with Windows/Mac/iPad/Chromebook, for learners of all ages and abilities, with a vast bank of curriculum resources and training – Clicker’s your one-stop inclusion solution.

Edge Hill University logo [black text that reads 'edge hill university' on a white background]

Edgehill University - Stand 34

Edge Hill University is based in Ormskirk in the North West of England, close to Liverpool and Manchester, and has a wide range of local and regional delivery centres throughout the country. We are one of the leading providers of Postgraduate Professional Development across the whole school workforce and deliver nationally. When it comes to Special Educational Needs and Inclusion the Faculty of Education has an enviable reputation for outstanding professional development. We currently facilitate a range of programmes including the National Award for SEN Co-ordination, PG Cert SpLD (Dyslexia), PG Cert Education (Inclusion & SEN), PG Cert Education (Dyscalculia) and PG Dip Education (Dyscalculia).

Derwen College logo [dark blue background with white text that reads Derwen College]

Derwen College - Stand 57

Derwen College delivers exceptional programmes for young people, aged 16 to 25 years, with SEND, including:

  • Learning and physical disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behaviours of concern
  • PMLD

At our main campus near Oswestry we cater for both day and residential students and have a further three sites around Shropshire for day students.

Dyslexia Gold Logo [blue text that reads 'Dyslexia' and yellow text that reads 'gold']

Dyslexia Gold - Stand 35

Dyslexia Gold goes Beyond Phonics to address underlying problems.

We address vision problems like convergence insufficiency and poor tracking as well as auditory problems, like the phonological deficit to build all the skills needed to read.

EasyRead Time Teacher ERTT logo (rainbow letters of ertt with the purple coloured words that reads easy read time teacher)

EasyRead Time Teacher - Stand 51

EasyRead Time Teacher (ERTT) make clocks, watches and teaching aids that help children learn to tell the time. Their simple step by step teaching methods and unique clock designs enable children, including many with dyslexia, autism and other additional needs, to quickly grasp this essential life skill.

The Edwin Group logo [dark coloured text 'The Edwin Group' on white background next to three green squares and one orange circle]

The Edwin Group - Stand 8

The Edwin Group’s recruitment agencies (Vision for Education, ABC Teachers & Smart Teachers) are passionate about making a positive impact in education. We work with primary, secondary and SEND schools, colleges & other provision across the country to recruit & supply teachers, support & leadership staff for day-to-day supply, short/long-term contracts & permanent roles.

Equals logo [white background with purple and green alternating text that says 'EQUALS' alongside a link to their website 'www.equals.co.uk]

Equals - Stand 22

EQUALS have now been offering its services to schools for more than since 1994. In this time it has built up a strong record in supporting teachers to apply the principles of government guidelines to curriculum development for pupils with learning difficulties. Members of the EQUALS Executive have been involved in a number of projects seeking to influence the development of new national initiatives.

Education and Training Foundation ETF logo [white text that reads 'education and training foundation' on a green background]

Education and Training Foundation - Stand 50

The Education and Training Foundation is the expert body for professional development and standards in FE and Training in England. Our role is to design, develop and deliver continuous professional development for teachers, leaders and trainers to support government policy and meet sector needs.

Earwig Academic - Stand 12

Earwig is a software package and app designed to make teaching evidence, pupil assessment, progress tracking and reporting a doddle for SEND school staff and leadership.

This supports 400+ SEND-specific and editable assessment frameworks. Earwig has been recommended by DfE and deemed a “game changer” by The Sunday Times.

five min box logo [Blue box with yellow outline with the words 'the five minute box' in yellow. The letter O in box is a carton yellow clock]

Five Minute Box - Stand 32

Thousands of schools worldwide use Five Minute Box interventions for English and Maths. The proven multisensory resources and activities boost confidence in fundamental skills, while identifying potential learning difficulties including dyslexia and dyscalculia. Working in short bursts, they are cost-effective and easy to use, require no preparation, and track progress,. Virtual training is available.

guide dogs logo [blue text and blue paw on white background]

Guide dogs - Stand 15

We are Guide Dogs. And we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Children and adults. Friends and family. Whoever you are, our expert staff, volunteers and life-changing dogs are here to help you live actively, independently and well.

hays education logo [white background with dark blue text that reads 'HAYS Recruiting experts in education']

Hays Education - Stand 5

Hays Education has a team of over 200 specialist consultants working from 32 offices with more than 4,000 schools, nurseries and trusts. For those looking for their next position in education, our expert consultants offer a dedicated service to teaching, support and leadership staff. We are also proud to offer ‘Hays Hub’ which integrates CPD and online training to more than 6,000 schools and 250,000 school staff. A completely free portal of Wellbeing and core training plus a complimentary Learning Management System to store and create staff training. 

Hamish and Milo logo [a cartoon image of a cat and small boy in a blue circle]

Hamish & Milo Wellbeing Intervention - Stand 14

Hamish & Milo Wellbeing Intervention - an innovative, comprehensive emotional literacy program to support the wellbeing and mental health of primary-aged children. The complete package includes; the tools, guidance, and explicit resources for ELSA’s, Mental Health Leads and SENCOs to provide nurture intervention sessions so children are happier, heard and connected.

HCSA Logo (dark green cross on a light green background with white text that says 'health conditions in schools alliance')

HCSA/Young Epilepsy - Stand 49

We are an alliance of over 30 organisations working collaboratively to ensure children with medical conditions get the support they need at school. For lots of practical tools and advice to help you put the right procedures in place visit our website.

ICS Support Services Logo [black text that reads 'ICS' alongside blue text that reads 'support services']

ICS - Stand 10

ICS Funding Services is a division of ICS Support Services Ltd and provides expert bid writing services to obtain grants. It also offers clients access to a range of professional support services within the Education and Community Sectors throughout England. These services include Construction Trades, Chartered Surveyors, Architects, Financial Management Services, Supply Teachers, Payroll and Asset Management. Our Education Sector clients include IRO 350 Schools, Academies, Multi-Academy Trusts, Special Schools, 6th Form Colleges, Nurseries and PTA’s. The ESFA Condition Improvement Fund is a particular specialism, based on a very successful track record.

IDLS Group Ltd (blue background with the letters IDL in white)

IDLS Group Ltd - Stand 30

IDLS Group Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the renowned awarding organisation and not for profit education charity, Ascentis.

IDLS Group has a range of software programmes including IDL Literacy and IDL Numeracy – designed to help pupils struggling with reading, spelling and Maths at both primary and secondary level, particularly those with dyslexic/dyscalculic traits.

Last year, IDL were proud winners of NASEN’s Innovation Award for Technology and the number of schools using our programmes continues to grow year on year.

i can logo

I CAN - Stand 37

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. Our mission is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding. 

Integrex logo [blue text on white background]

Integrex - Stand 20

Integrex is at the forefront of special needs technology design and provision in the UK. Interactive floor systems, Immersive Rooms, Sensory Rooms and Interactive Screens all design for the Special Needs Sector, to stimulate children’s responses, cognitive understanding and recognition abilities.

EIGER Standing Desks - Stand 17

EIGER Standing Desks are the company behind the totally unique EIGER Student classroom standing desk. Over 400 UK Primary schools use them every day significantly helping neurodiverse children by giving them an option to stand and learn. Come and discuss a totally free trial at your school.

Maths for Life logo [white background with green text that reads 'maths for life']

Maths For Life - Stand 55

Maths For Life is a differentiated approach to teaching maths that is designed for students with additional learning needs, for whom the standard maths national curriculum structure and timescale is unattainable. It offers an evolving, accessible programme for both school and home. With age neutral, engaging, life-based content, it prioritises and delivers the maths skills needed for life.

Mighty Writer exhibitor logo [black text that reads 'mighty writer' and 'www.mightywriter.co.uk' alongside a cartoon image of a boy holding up a pencil]

Mighty Writer - Stand 24

Winner of the Education Resources Awards for Best Primary Resource , Teach Primary Awards 2020  for Best Literacy Resource and now finalist at BETT. It is gaining a reputation as the world’s best primary resource for literacy.


Mighty Writer is a unique physical resource that transforms children’s literacy almost overnight, guaranteed! It is designed for every class of EYFS, KS1 and for intervention in KS2. All training is FREE and UNLIMITED! In 20 years’ time, when your children’s transformed literacy has enabled a more fulfilling life, they will thank you for using Mighty Writer.

Morrells handwriting logo [black text that reads 'Morrells handwriting' alongside a cartoon image of a pencil]

Morrells Handwriting - Stand 48

Let’s talk handwriting! Legible and speedy handwriting is easily achieved by using our handwriting resources. Our passion for teaching handwriting correctly sets us apart from any other supplier of handwriting books and teacher training. Each book follows scientific research and the new DfE guidance to quickly achieve legible, speedy and fluent handwriting.

moxi recruitment logo [white text that reads 'moxi recruitment' on a pink background]

Moxi Recruitment - Stand 9

Moxi Recruitment are a specialist education recruitment service aimed at supporting those looking to work in the SEN sector or supporting students with SEMH or additional needs in mainstream schools. We are one of the first agencies with an independent training school and links to local schools in Manchester.

national deaf children's society logo [purple lettering that reads 'National Deaf Children's Society' alongside a purple circle with two white cartoon figures on top]

National Deaf children's Society - Stand 18

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity for deaf children. We’re here for every deaf child who needs us – no matter what their level or type of deafness or how they communicate. We provide support for deaf children and young people, families and professionals working with them.

NAHT logo [dark blue letters NAHT]

NAHT and NAHT Edge - Stand 42

NAHT is a union and professional association in education and represents all leaders. We are solution driven and add value to help support your role. Benefits of membership include: 

  • Education management and employment advice;
  • Legal support and protection;
  • Negotiations on pay, conditions and pensions;
  • Influencing educational policy making across all phases;
  • CPD and tailored training;
  •  Publications, guidance documents and useful website.
cartoon image of a sheep with a green face with white text and a green outline that reads Nessy

Nessy - Stand 2

Nessy is an online learning platform for reading, writing, typing and assessment. The Nessy approach uses unique videos to teach learning strategies, then motivates practice with games. Algorithms guide individuals onto the most effective path to success. Student activity is reported to the teacher so they can easily monitor progress.

national education union logo [black text that reads 'national education union']

NEU - Stand 28

The National Education Union is committed to making the education sector a great place to work and a great place to learn. With 460,000 members we represent the majority of teachers and education professionals in the UK. NEU is one of the strongest and fastest growing education unions in the UK working to achieve change, both in working conditions and in education. Our members are at the heart of the union movement shaping the future of education for the benefit of teachers, support staff, leaders and pupils.

OrCam logo [white background with black text that says 'OrCam - Our Vision, Empowering people' alongside a small blue drawing of a blue circle with a smaller black dot inside.]

OrCam - Stand 7

OrCam Technologies, a personal assistive technology global innovator, created the wearable OrCam MyEye (for blind and visually impaired people) and handheld OrCam Read (for students with reading challenges) – the only personal AI reader that instantly reads full pages of text and digital screens. Both devices provide increased accessibility and independence.

Phonic Books logo [light blue background with dark blue text that reads 'phonic books']

Phonic Books - Stand 33

We are a small independent publishers created and run by three reading specialist teachers. We publish an exciting range of decodable reading adventure books, quests and games for both beginner and catch-up learners. Our books are currently undergoing validation by the DFE and can be used as part of any phonics teaching in the classroom.
Picture news logo [green text that reads 'picture news' alongside cartoon image of a green apple wearing reading glasses]

Picture News - Stand 16

Teach young people current affairs through Picture News
We produce a pack full of teaching resources, which can be emailed, accessed on our website or sent to you in a colourful tube – every week!
Our resources are designed to provide fully inclusive opportunities for children to learn from our world and develop respect for other’s beliefs, feelings and faiths. They encourage exploration, discussion, challenge and inspire children to learn!

Rhino Sensory UK logo [a cartoon image of a rhino alongside blue text that says Rhino making sense of senses)

Rhino UK - Stand 52

Rhino UK is a leading supplier of multi-sensory room solutions. Our friendly sensory team are renowned for designing high-quality multi-sensory rooms, immersive learning environments, portable sensory units, and bespoke sensory gardens.

Rhino UK is proud to have installed over 100 sensory spaces in special and mainstream schools across the UK.

RNIB Logo [Black lettering that spells out R N I B underlined in pink with the phrase in black lettering that reads 'see differently' underneath]

RNIB - Stand 27

Are you working with learners with vision impairment or complex needs from birth to 25 years old? RNIB is here to help.

We offer:

  • Specialist advice and guidance
  • Resources, training and events available for professionals
  • Products, toys and games that promote independence
  • Books, magazines and curriculum materials for leisure and educational purposes.
My Rockerbox News logo

Rockerbox News - Stand 3

Rockerbox News is a powerful literacy improvement tool designed to accelerate learning outcomes in a personalised and empowering way. Offering diverse content, curriculum-complementing resources, and Listen Alouds for aural learning, Rockerbox News is a dynamic eco-system in which learning is seamlessly triangulated between learner, educator, and parent.

Safer Handling logo [blue text that reads 'safer handling' alongside a large blue handprint and a smaller green handprint]

Safer Handling - Stand 11

Here at Safer Handling we do provide Positive Handling and Physical Intervention training although our ethos is to avoid humans having to hold other humans in the first place!

Where physical intervention or even just holding someone whilst they regain control is necessary, Safer Handling provide staff with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage this in the safest way possible.

Scanning pens logo [dark blue text reads "scan, listen, understanding scanningpens.com"]

Scanning Pens - Stand 29

Scanning Pens strives to embed a life-long love of reading for all individuals with varying reading abilities. We recognise the importance of independence through all life stages, so our range of scanning pens has a transformational impact for users to become habitual readers.

SEN Books logo [yellow text that reads 'SEN Books' on a green background]

SEN Books - Stand 4

UK’s dedicated SEN Bookshop supplying a range of CPD books & curriculum materials from Egon Publishers; Hilda King Educational and more. All the Speaker books at Conference prices. There will be over 200 books to see, inspect and buy. Look out for the DANS – Diagnostic Assessment of Numeracy Skills test. Plus Can We Do That Again? a series of teaching ideas and activities for supporting dyslexic students.

orange text that reads 'SEND' on top of dark grey text that reads 'Resources'

SEND Resources - Stand 1

Send resources was founded in 2020 as a way of delivering additional support to those working in the classroom and at home with students with special education needs and disability. driving education standards and enabling everyone to achieve through products and services that can work with teachers, schools and parents.

Serco logo

Serco Education - Stand 47

Serco Education is an experienced provider of the National Award for SEN-Coordination, we have expertly delivered our programme since 2009, with over 2000 successful graduates. Accredited by the University of Hertfordshire, our programme fully equips SENCOs with the best knowledge, tools and skills to effectively perform their vital role.

Speech Link exhibitor logo [blue text that reads 'speech' and green text that reads 'link']

Speech and Language Link - Stand 31

Speech Link and Language Link provide a whole school approach to identify and support pupils with SLCN (4-14 years).

The user-friendly, online packages deliver evidence of narrowing the gap for disadvantaged pupils and aim to empower education professionals to develop a joined-up approach for their staff and students.

The Language Link standardised assessment identifies pupils with difficulties understanding core language skills while Speech Link identifies developmental speech sound difficulties.

Both packages provide a tailored programme of interventions for those pupils with SLCN, essential prior to their literacy development. In-package training provides support staff with the confidence needed to use the packages effectively.

Get a FREE 2-week trial here: speechandlanguage.info/trial

smile education logo

Smile Education - Stand 36

We are an award-winning education recruitment agency, who have supported mainstream and SEN schools with their staffing for over 12 years.

Our dedicated SEN team can assist you with all aspects of your recruitment; whilst also providing you with a range of additional benefits such as Team Teach training.

SFI Health - Stand 56

We are a global, natural healthcare company. We passionately develop world class solutions for complex health problems in the areas of microbiome and cognitive health so that healthcare professionals and consumers can navigate their way to wellbeing.

The Careers and Enterprise Company logo [blue and green text that reads 'The Careers and Enterprise Company']

The Careers & Enterprise Company - Stand 43

Set up by government in 2015, our mission is to help every young person to find their best next step.

We are the national body for careers education in England, supporting schools and colleges to deliver modern, 21st century careers education.

The Teacher Training and Attention in Autism (TTAA) logo [lime green background with black letters TTAA in white boxes]

The Teacher Training and Attention in Autism (TTAA) - Stand 54

The Teacher Training and Attention in Autism (TTAA) project builds on this previous research in order to move forward and realise the beneficial potential of  focusing on attention skills in autism. The project assembled a unique group of  researchers, practitioners and user groups across four participating countries - UK, Spain, Greece and Israel (and beyond), to further research and promote the school-based provisions of attention in autism.

TCES

TCES - Stand 58

The Complete Education Solution (TCES) is an independent, family-owned group of Outstanding and Good schools and services for neurodiverse pupils aged 7 to 19. We are committed to achieving the best outcome for each pupil and their family through access to outstanding education and family support.

TeachAbout Logo [purple text that reads Teach About alongside a blue and pink butterfly outline]

TeachAbout - Stand 23

TeachAbout brings together educational professionals in the TeachAbout Community Network where members can access up-to-date information relating to policy and identify pathways to implementation. In TeachAbout’s ‘Curated  Communities’ members can connect with fellow educators for debate and mutual support.

With a focus on HQT and inclusion, TeachAbout provides a range of online training and supervision services and specialise in creating bespoke ‘support packages’ for schools and Trusts. 

the national college logo [white text that reads 'The National College' on a plain Black background]

The National College - Stand 53

The National College is a multi-award winning provider of online CPD for schools, colleges and special schools. We produce high-quality webinars and courses in collaboration with SEND experts, including nasen, to support SENCOs, senior leaders, teachers and support staff to meet their statutory requirements, ensure compliance and deliver Ofsted expectations.

thrive approach logo (black text on white background with a rainbow symbol on the right)

Thrive Approach - Stand 40

Supporting over half a million children and young people across the UK, Thrive® is a leading provider of tools and training for a whole-school approach to emotional health and mental wellbeing. Underpinned by established neuroscience and child development, the Thrive Approach® results in measurable, improved behaviour, attendance and learning.

tts special direct logo

TTS - Stand 21

At TTS Special Direct we’ve been providing specialist SEN support for more than 35 years. Discover the extensive range of SEN resources  that can support children with every aspect of learning. From early intervention to establishing an inclusive environment, our range offers all of the resources that are needed to support every learner.

Doncaster College University Centre Logo

University Campus Doncaster - Stand 25

The University Campus Doncaster offers a range of Higher Education programmes in SEND from levels 4 to 7 which are available both online and on campus. They equip you with the underpinning knowledge and theory to be a specialist practitioner and are at the forefront of practice.