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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
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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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nasen Recognised Teacher/Practitioner of SEND progress log

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

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.

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Teacher Handbook: SEND

  • General
  • 22 Jan 2024
Free
Teacher Handbook SEND

The approach we have taken to writing this handbook reflects the approach that is needed to embed inclusive practice across schools - a shared vision and true collaboration, underpinned by professional challenge and respect for everyone’s strengths

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Twilight Talks: Where I want to Live

  • Webcasts
  • 12 Jan 2024
Free
Twilight Talks

An introduction to an emerging innovative digital approach that empowers young people with learning disabilities to make choices about where and how they live their adult lives.

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Twilight Talks: Effective collaboration between the Careers Leader and SENCO

  • Webcasts
  • 08 Dec 2023
Free
Twilight Talks

This session will be delivered by The Careers and Enterprise Company. Objectives: To identify the roles & responsibilities of the SENCO and Careers Leader and to understand the benefits of the collaboration between the SENCO and Careers Leader

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Supporting children and young people with motor coordination difficulties - Your choice webinar recording

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Dec 2023
£50.00
Webinar
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Inclusion
Questioning

This webinar is for SENCOs, teachers, and support staff, working with children and young people that may be presenting with Motor Coordination Difficulties such as Dyspraxia/ Developmental Coordination Difficulties (DCD).

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Understanding Autism

  • Webcasts
  • 28 Nov 2023
£50.00
Webinar
inclusive schools
SENCOs
condition specific

Part of our Understanding series, this webinar, suitable for all staff, will provide a comprehensive overview of current research and understanding around autism

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Understanding Dyspraxia

  • Webcasts
  • 28 Nov 2023
£50.00
Webinar
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inclusive schools
SENCOs
condition specific

This webinar, driven by first-person perspectives will provide a comprehensive overview of current research and understanding around dyspraxia.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Twilight Talks Research Series - Evaluating what works in the classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 27 Nov 2023
Free
Twilight Talks
Research Series

In this talk, Dr Jo Van Herwegen (Institute of Education, UCL’s faculty for Education and Society, and director of the Child Development and Learning Difficulties lab) will discuss how to evaluate what works in the classroom.

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Understanding severe and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties (S/PMLD)

  • Webcasts
  • 27 Nov 2023
£50.00
Webinar
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specialist settings
SENCOs
condition specific

This webinar, suitable for all staff, though especially those within special school settings, will provide a comprehensive overview of current research and understanding around S/PMLD.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Social, Emotional Health Needs (SEMH) in Special School Settings

  • Webcasts
  • 26 Nov 2023
£50.00
Webinar
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specialist settings
SEMH

There has been an increasing focus on SEMH support within all schools, however, there can often be less support provided to staff in Special School settings. This webinar will look at how to recognise and support SEMH needs.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Resilience Development Pack: Top Tips for Parents

  • General
  • 23 Nov 2023
Free
early years
RDP

In the Resilience Development Pack, you will find that each day of the week has a theme, which supports the development of resilience.

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Resilience Development Pack Parent Resource: Daily Activity Sheet

  • General
  • 23 Nov 2023
Free
early years
RDP
template

This activity sheet suggests a way of noting down the things you choose to do with your child from the Resilience Development Pack.

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Resilience Development Pack Parent Resource: Weekly Diary and Weekly Diary Example

  • General
  • 23 Nov 2023
Free
early years
RDP
template

Use this diary to plan activities or targets for your child to practise each week. This resource includes an example of a completed diary with activities selected, comments added and notes about ‘next steps’ included.

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nasen Connect magazine November/December 2023

  • Nasen Connect
  • 23 Nov 2023
Free
nasen Connect

Our November/December edition features an article about forming an inclusive culture in schools and other education settings.

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Teaching Maths in Specialist Settings

  • Webcasts
  • 23 Nov 2023
£50.00
Webinar
,
specialist settings
maths

This topic is suitable to all staff delivering or supporting maths within a specialist setting.

This resource is FREE with SEND CPD on Demand

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Resilience Development Pack: 7 days, Many Ways - white label

  • General
  • 23 Nov 2023
Free
early years
RDP

This white label version of a previous document does not contain images. This resource includes a set of 14 fun activities for parents to do with their children and 14 related activities for practitioners to carry out in their setting.