Welcome to the SEND Gateway, an online portal offering education professionals free, easy access to high quality information, resources and training for meeting the needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
This toolkit aims to raise awareness amongst school and college staff of the range of validated tools that are available to help measure subjective mental wellbeing amongst the student population. This, in turn, will help school and college leaders make use of school and college level data to identify the mental wellbeing needs of students and determine how best to address these.
An excellent printable leaflet for those working in the post 16 sector. These look at concerns, the reasons that they occur and offer strategies/accommodations to support the student who displays these difficulties. Practical and easy to follow.
These are excellent, printable guidelines for those working in the early years setting. The contents highlight difficulties observed , the problems that arise and strategies to deal with those.
Training & Events
Continuing professional development is crucial to nurturing those skills needed to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young adults and can be can be achieved through a variety of methods such as seminars, workshops, exhibitions and training days. Broaden your knowledge base and help yourself to the latest SEND training and events, here.
Good listening conditions make a world of difference to the learning of deaf children and young people. Our practical workshop shows you how to use our recent online resources ‘Creating good listening conditions for learning in education’ and helps you to make the case to improve acoustics to headteachers, SENCOs and commissioners.
Effective assessments and monitoring are vital to the way you support deaf children to achieve their true potential. Our one-day practical workshop will take you through the purpose and key principles of good assessments.
A one day session for all staff who may take a leadership role that includes responsibility for developing provision for young people with autism within a post 16 setting (including lead practitioners for autism; inclusion and/or curriculum managers and those who manage additional learning support).
This session will bring lead practitioners from a range of organisations together to discuss, share and develop practice and understanding. It is suitable for practitioners working with school-age pupils on the autism spectrum in both mainstream and specialist services.
The send gateway provides a link to UK based voluntary and community sector organisations (VCOs) and other organisations supporting the SEND sector. Publishers are those organisations whose materials and professional support appear on this website and include a large number of leading VCOs, including the Autism Education Trust, the Council for Disabled Children, National Children’s Bureau, Dyslexia-SpLD Trust and The Communication Trust.