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nasen Live 2024 - Exhibitors

Explore the latest products, resources and offers from some of the UK’s leading SEND organisations at nasen LIVE 2024
Enjoy exclusive exhibitor discounts and giveaways, available only for our visitors. 

AceCentre logo [blue text that reads Ace Centre alongside 3 wavy lines]

Ace Centre - Stand 1

For 35 years Ace Centre has supported people with alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) and assistive technology (ATech) needs. We achieve positive outcomes for schools supporting students with physical disabilities and complex communication needs by drawing on the skills of our multidisciplinary team of teachers, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and technicians. This support is delivered through our Ace Centre Assessments, Ace Centre Partnerships and Ace Centre Learning services.

concero logo [black text that reads' concero' above blue text that reads 'education technology' on a white background]

Concero Education - Stand 31

Together, we support classroom accessibility with the latest adaptive technology for a personalised learning experience. 

Every student deserves the resources and support they need to reach their full potential. We support an equitable learning environment to help pupils and teachers unlock a secure and trustworthy digital environment.

community playthings logo [white text on a blue background that reads 'community playthings']

Community Playthings - Stand 48

Children need simple, natural environments that promote open-ended, imaginative play. Since 1947 Community Playthings, has designed and manufactured wooden furniture and play equipment, drawing on expertise from childcare professionals across the UK and internationally.
Made in our workshops in the UK, the solid wood construction and robust joinery make for products that last decades. Our furniture is mobile, modular and adaptable, enabling you to change and configure your environments to suit the needs of each child and staff member.   All items carry our standard 15-year warranty, and we provide free 2-week delivery anywhere in the UK.

Crick software logo

Crick Software - Stand 22

Winner of 14 Bett Awards, Crick Software products are the gold standard of literacy and special needs tools, compatible with Windows, Mac, iPad, and Chromebook devices. 

They are widely used to support pupils with dyslexia, learning difficulties, speech or language impairments, physical disabilities, and other additional needs.

Clicker is the complete literacy solution for the primary classroom, providing every pupil with just the right level of support and challenge. Clicker comes with thousands of ready-made curriculum resources, saving hours of teacher time.

Crick will also be showcasing DocsPlus, the exam-friendly word processor for struggling writers in secondary school.

earwig logo [white background with orange text that reads 'earwig academic timelines']

Earwig Academic - Stand 3

Earwig's software and app make teaching evidence, pupil assessment, progress tracking, and reporting simple for special school staff and leaders. Classroom staff, therapists, and SENDCos can quickly capture moments of achievement as teaching evidence, and then generate vivid timelines for pupils, classes, or subjects.

This evidence supports comprehensive pupil assessment. By using any of our 400 frameworks, teachers can set targets, track performance, produce reports, and analyse cohort results. Frameworks can even be customised based on pupils' EHC plans.

Earwig has won numerous awards, been recognised by DfE and Ofsted, and was deemed a 'game changer' by The Sunday Times.

EDClass logo [dark blue text that reads 'EDClass' alongside icons of people]

EDClass - Stand 47

EDClass is an online platform that offers a virtual learning classroom and management portal with resources to impact learning, assessment and catch-up.

The platform provides a robust and safeguarded platform delivering personalised learning for remote, blended and flexible learning with UK-qualified teachers available, live and on-demand.

Schools can drastically reduce their workload and time spent searching for solutions for their students who require support as EDClass can help in a quick and efficient manner!

eteach logo [purple text that reads 'eteach']

Eteach Group - Stand 17

The Eteach Group is an EdTech software and services company, dedicated to providing education recruitment solutions to connect schools and colleges directly with educators. We specialise in supporting SEN departments with recruiting the right candidates for their roles. Part of the Eteach Group, Education Boutique is an alternative provision tutoring service, specialising in supporting funded learners who require an alternative approach to education to re-engage and reintegrate them back into a long-term school placement or educational provision plan

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

Guide dogs - Stand 14

Guide Dogs doesn’t just provide guide dog partnerships. We have a whole range of services, information and advice that can support people with sight loss, at whatever age or stage of their condition, and whatever they want to achieve.

We’re the largest employer of specialists dedicated to helping children overcome the challenges of sight loss, and we have a wide range of services for them.

We teach vital mobility and life skills, helping children to understand and explore the world around them. Because children with sight loss need to learn in a different way we bring the world to life through sensory play, description, touch, sounds and textures.  And from helping families to choose the right nursery, school or college to working with teachers and special education staff on their behalf, we’re here to ensure children with sight loss have the same opportunities as everybody else.

We also provide large print, tailor-made books through our Custom Eyes Books service, as well as a wide range of devices, technologies, software and sensory toys to use at home.

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.

We have a range of software programmes to help pupils aged 7 – 13 years:

  • IDL Literacy  - improves reading and spelling, particularly for those with dyslexia/dyslexic tendencies
  • IDL Numeracy – helps pupils struggling with Maths, designed with dyscalculic pupils in mind
  • IDL Wellbeing – helps pupils identify and understand their feelings in order to improve mental health and resilience.
Learn and Thrive logo [green and blue text that reads 'learn and thrive']

Learn and Thrive - Stand 56

Learn and Thrive is a charity which produces educational resources for children and young people with Down’s syndrome and other special educational needs. Created during lockdown, it aims to provide specialist teaching online, to be used across educational settings and in the home. The two projects, Teach Me Too and Learning for Life, cater for different age groups. The resources are all completely FREE digital tools to help children and young people with Down’s syndrome and SEN to learn and thrive.

Literacy Gold Logo [blue text that reads 'Literacy' and yellow text that reads 'Gold']

Literacy Gold - Stand 35

'Literacy Gold goes Beyond Phonics to address the underlying causes of reading difficulties.

We improve phonological awareness and poor eye control to build all the skills needed to read.'

 

 

NAHT logo [dark blue letters NAHT]

NAHT - Stand 35

NAHT is the definitive voice of school leaders. Alongside our members, we work to create a better education system for both educationalists and students alike. We represent school leaders working within a number of different areas of the education sector, and our members include head teachers, deputy and assistant heads, school business leaders, SENCO’s, virtual school heads and leaders of outdoor education centres.

NAHT is democratically run and supports its members through offering unparalleled protection and representation. We are committed to developing the profession through the excellent training opportunities we offer, and we use our highly-respected collective voice to influence the policy decisions of government.

omi logo [blue text that reads 'omi www.omi.uk']

OM Interactive - Stand 23

OMi is a pioneer in the design, development, and supply of gesture-controlled interactive technology for the Education, Health, Special Needs, and Leisure sectors.

Gesture–controlled technology is the art and science of combining images, colour, movement, and sounds to create motion-activated solutions for virtual reality, physical therapy, multisensory stimulation, and immersive play.

OMi systems provide an incredibly powerful tool that can inspire and engage the people in your care in ways that were previously not possible. Participants have fun whilst learning which results in a significant and sustainable improvement in their physical and cognitive abilities.

Logo for playtime for FAWNS [text reads 'playtime by FAWNS']

Playtime by Fawns - Stand 24

Inclusive, Inspirational and Fun playgrounds – individually designed to suit your children.

As the longest established play company in education, Playtime by Fawns are the recognised industry experts in outdoor play and learning for schools and nurseries.

Since our early beginnings as a family run business over 30 years ago, we have designed and built over 15,000 outstanding play spaces for schools and nursery’s, inspiring thousands of children to participate in physical activity and learn through play.

All as part of our mission “to help all children lead healthy, active lives”.

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

Rhino Sensory UK - Stand 52

Rhino UK is a leading supplier of multi-sensory rooms, offering complete design, installation, and maintenance services.

Their friendly sensory team are renowned for designing high-quality sensory rooms, immersive learning environments, sensory integration spaces, and bespoke safety padding.

With a rich history collaborating with schools and local councils, Rhino UK’s expert team create tailor-made sensory solutions to meet all needs and budgets.

Rhino UK is proud to have installed over 100 sensory spaces in special and mainstream schools across the country as part of its mission to make education inclusive for all.

Get in touch to find out how they can support your school community.

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 5

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.
Speech & Language Link Logo (formerly SpeechLink)

Speech & Language Link - Stand 15

Created and supported by our team of speech and language therapists, Speech & Language Link’s award-winning, online speech and language assessments, interventions, staff training and resources empower schools in their work with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Our packages, available in annual subscriptions, support pupils aged 4-14 years. 

The robust assessments allow school staff to quickly screen ALL students; enabling early identification of SLCN. Our whole-school approach aims to ensure that no student falls under the radar, that those with severe needs are identified for discussions with specialists where appropriate and that EVERY student reaches their full potential.

TG Escapes logo [black text that reads 'TG ESCAPES celebrating 21 years' alongside green text that reads 'modular eco-buildings']

TG Escapes - Stand 36

TG Escapes modular eco-buildings use modern methods of construction, traditional materials and sophisticated technology, to create a standalone net-zero space. Our buildings follow biophilic design principles maximising natural light and offering easy access to the outdoors. This enhances well-being and educational outcomes.

The innovative bespoke architect-designed system provides timber frame buildings which make ideal spaces for SEND and SEMH provision. Offsite construction minimises disruption, cost and risk and we offer a complete design and build service.

The buildings are aesthetically pleasing, ergonomic and highly practical with an A+ energy rating and designed to last 50 years or more with appropriate maintenance. 

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

The Careers & Enterprise Company - Stand 16

We are the national body for careers education in England, supporting schools and colleges to deliver modern, 21st century careers education.
Our mission is to help every young person find their best next step.

We do this by working with both primary and secondary schools, colleges and employers to improve careers education and secure better outcomes for young people.

Our work is at national scale and delivered through our network of Careers Hubs that bring together schools, colleges, employers, and apprenticeship providers in local areas across England, working in partnership Mayoral and local authorities to connect with local skills needs.

The Dyslexia Shop logo (the words The and Shop are in black and the word Dyslexia is green)

The Dyslexia Shop Ltd - Stand 25

We are the national body for careers education in England, supporting schools and colleges to deliver modern, 21st century careers education.
Our mission is to help every young person find their best next step.

We do this by working with both primary and secondary schools, colleges and employers to improve careers education and secure better outcomes for young people.

Our work is at national scale and delivered through our network of Careers Hubs that bring together schools, colleges, employers, and apprenticeship providers in local areas across England, working in partnership Mayoral and local authorities to connect with local skills needs.

TLC LIVE logo [text reads 'TLC LIVE online tutoring experts']

TLC Live - Stand 28

TLC LIVE are one of the oldest online tuition companies committed to transforming learning experiences for students requiring alternative provision and support for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Through personalised teaching, TLC LIVE delivers tailored programs that cater to diverse learning styles, promoting inclusivity and academic progress. Our team of QTS teachers ensure the highest level of teacher quality while allowing schools the flexibility to fit the tuition to their needs, with no minimum booking and the ability to cancel or rearrange lessons with 24 hours notice without charge. With extensive experience TLC LIVE are supporting hundreds of schools across the country.

Widgit Logo [Blue text that reads 'Widgit' alongside an orange square containing a white outline of a person reading a book]

Widgit - Stand 9

Symbols can significantly help pupils who are learning to read, learning new vocabulary, have a learning difficulty or speak English as an additional language.

Over the past 40 years, Widgit has developed a very large and widely recognised symbol set (over 20,000 symbols) which is used globally. 
Widgit Symbols enhance access to learning by reinforcing new vocabulary, providing choices, encouraging attention, supporting co and self-regulation, as well as, increasing confidence and independence.

The symbols support teaching and learning throughout the early years, primary and secondary curriculums to ensure that children can access and understand lessons as well as communicate effectively.