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Free Membership

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure expertise in SEND is available to every school and setting across the UK.

It is critical that we break down the barriers that impact children and young people’s participation in education – particularly for those with SEND and learning differences.

Our membership is free to all UK individuals*, so that we can work across early years, schools, further education and wider settings to help ensure that all education practitioners are given the information and support required so that all children and young people can thrive.

*£50 for international colleagues


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Why you should join

  • Information at your fingertips, including advice, support, analysis, and opinions on current topics impacting on the SEND workforce
  • Numerous opportunities for peer to peer sharing
  • Join a vibrant and growing community which will help to contribute to the national debate


What we do

  • Support SENCOs, senior leaders, teachers, teaching assistants local authorities, leadership boards and others to become effective, inclusive practitioners
  • Provide up to date information and support which is rooted in research and evidence -informed practice
  • Offer news, practical advice, training and CPDL tips, policy and sector updates and partner discounts from a range of selected SEND organisations

Member discounts

nasen is proud to offer a number of discounts for our members to the following selected third-parties:

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nasen Connect

nasen Connect is nasen’s bimonthly membership magazine which is packed full of informative articles which offer advice, analysis and opinions on the current topics and future trends impacting the sector.

An e-copy of our magazine is included in our membership. 

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SEND Support Services

SEND CPD on Demand

Get the highest quality CPD from experts at your convenience, with nasen's SEND CPD on Demand - The ultimate flexible training resource.

With individual and school subscriptions starting at just £199, boost your learning with convenient access to over 70 pre-recorded SEND CPD sessions tailored to meet the needs of the entire education workforce. 

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SENCO Support Service

A comprehensive information support hub designed for SENCOs. Our online hub is organised into useful topics to help resolve all of your SEND queries. Can’t find what you’re looking for online? You’ll be able to reach out directly to our Education Team

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nasen Recognised Teacher / Practitioner programme

This course is built around a deeper exploration of the implications of the An introduction to SEND in practice and Understanding and supporting universal needs. It has been developed to link with your day to day working practice – it encourages you to develop a resource or professional artefact (for example, a novel intervention; an assessment tool; a lesson plan template or a learning resource) which can be used in your setting.

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Prefer to talk to us?

If you are interested in becoming a nasen member, would like to talk to us about your application, or simply would like more information, please e-mail .