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Our team of education specialists have put together a bank of information, support and resources. This provides you easy access to the most up-to-date knowledge and support which is rooted in research and evidence-informed best practice.

Please note: Our resources reflect the terminology and accepted language of the moment in time at which they were produced, and sometimes, although content remains relevant and valid, as our knowledge and understanding grows, some of the terms may not be what we would now choose to use.

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Latest Resources

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SEND CPD on Demand Content Guide

  • Webcasts
  • 31 Dec 2024
Free
Webcast
Webinar

We’ve designed this subscription with the entire education sector in mind, but to help make your decision, about what content to access first, we have created a content guide.

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Twilight Talks Research Series: Do you understand, or do you just listen? – Co-producing research in Specialist (Autism) Mentoring

  • Webcasts
  • 17 Jun 2024
Free
Twilight Talks
Research Series

Universities in the UK have seen a remarkable increase in the number of autistic students, with some 18,800+ in attendance. More than half receive funding for Specialist (Autism) Mentoring to “remove barriers to learning”.

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Inclusive Maths for Primary Settings: Supporting Autistic learners within maths and problem-solving strategies

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Jun 2024
£50.00
Webcast
Webinar
inclusive schools
mainstream
primary
,
primary school

In this session we will be taking a deeper look at the area of greatest increase, autism, within primary settings and focusing on support across the curriculum and particularly the area of problem-solving within maths.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Graduated Approach Prompt

  • General
  • 03 Jun 2024
Free

This resource is designed to help teachers work their way through the graduated approach for those pupils that haven’t necessarily yet been identified with SEN but for whom there are initial concerns.

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Supporting working memory within the classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 16 May 2024
£50.00
Webcast
Webinar
mainstream
specialist settings
condition specific

This webcast explores the role of working memory in learning, and how difficulties in this area can impact learning; before going on to suggest to strategies which may help support students with challenges in this area.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Twilight Talks Research Series: Using focus groups in education setting

  • Webcasts
  • 13 May 2024
Free
Twilight Talks
Research Series

This session will introduce learners to focus groups as an effective method for collecting views from multiple stakeholders and it will provide an overview of focus group methodology.

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nasen Connect magazine Summer 2024

  • Nasen Connect
  • 10 May 2024
Free
nasen Connect 2024
nasen Connect

The summer edition of Connect magazine includes insights from settings with innovative approaches to maximising employability, and one school shares how their new curriculum approach has eased the impact of transition.

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Time Together with your Toddler

  • General
  • 09 May 2024
Free
early years
guide

This booklet has been produced by nasen for parents, carers and families of all children in the Early Years but particularly those with SEND. It gives ideas for places to look for activities to do with young children from trusted and well-known sources.

Inclusive Maths for Primary Settings: Supporting learners with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) within maths

  • Webcasts
  • 23 Apr 2024
£50.00
Webcast
Webinar
inclusive schools
primary
,
primary school
mainstream

In this session we will be taking a deeper look at the highest area of need within primary settings and strategies to support generally in the classroom and strategies to develop vocabulary within maths.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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SEND Code of Practice & EYFS Framework – what they say

  • General
  • 12 Apr 2024
Free
early years

This resource is a quick reference guide which highlights the key messages for SEND in the context of early years. It can be printed out and displayed, used as the focus of a staff meeting or kept in the front of a practitioner’s planning folder.

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Meeting the Needs of Every Child

  • General
  • 01 Apr 2024
Free
early years

This DfE funded online course is FREE to access and will provide Early Years Practitioners with an overview and understanding of inclusive practice for SEND in Early Years settings.

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Inclusive practice for mainstream classrooms - Your choice webinar recording

  • Webcasts
  • 25 Mar 2024
£50.00
Webinar
mainstream
governors
inclusive schools
SENCOs

This webinar offers practical guidance for those practitioners looking to meet the needs of the growing numbers of learners with identified SEND in their mainstream classrooms. 

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Improving Outcomes for Learners with Vision Impairment (VI) at post-16 - Access to Learning

  • Webcasts
  • 21 Mar 2024
Free
Visual Impairment
vi
PfA
vision impairment

This webinar is for staff working with young people at post-16 in education, training or employment to explore how the learning environment & additional support can be put in place to ensure that staff & students feel confident in their post-16 provision.

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Supporting attention and focus in the classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 18 Mar 2024
£50.00
Webcast
Webinar
mainstream
specialist settings
condition specific

This webcast is for practitioners across all phases, and will help with supporting students who experience attention, focus and more broadly executive function challenges in the classroom.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Improving Outcomes for Learners with Vision Impairment (VI) at post-16 - ​​​​​​​Learning to Access

  • Webcasts
  • 12 Mar 2024
Free
Visual Impairment
vi
PfA
vision impairment

This webinar is for staff working with young people at post-16 in education, training or employment to explore how the learning environment & additional support can be put in place to ensure that staff & students feel confident in their post-16 provision.

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Inclusive Maths for Primary settings: Strategies for Learners with SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 26 Feb 2024
£50.00
Webcast
Webinar
inclusive schools
primary
,
primary school
mainstream

Exploring inclusion and how Universal Design for Learning approaches support all to achieve.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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nasen Recognised Teacher/Practitioner of SEND progress log

  • nasen Recognised Practitioner/Teacher of SEND
  • 14 Feb 2024
Free
Recognised Practitioner
Recognised Teacher
guided reflection

The progress record is designed to help you track your progress through the content of the Recognised Teacher/Practitioner Programme.

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nasen Connect magazine Spring 2024

  • Nasen Connect
  • 13 Feb 2024
Free
nasen Connect 2024
nasen Connect

The spring edition includes articles on the use of digital technology to help bridge the accessibility gap for those with visual impairments and, one school shares how they have developed the use of podcasts to help build and develop communication skills.

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Twilight Talks Research Series: Accessing children’s ‘voices’ on what matters to them: An overview of the research and recommended practices

  • Webcasts
  • 12 Feb 2024
Free
Twilight Talks
Research Series

This session will provide a wide-ranging overview of the research evidence available on how the ‘voices’ of children are currently being captured in their Education Health and Care plans.

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Podcasting to build communication skills (Article taken from nasen Connect Spring 2024)

  • General
  • 30 Jan 2024
Free

Young people with autism can find communication challenging. One school’s approach to this was to introduce a sports podcast. Several years and a major award later, teacher Adam Millichimp talks us through the initiative.