Organisations includes: schools, charities, voluntary sector organisations, commercial organisations and publishers etc.
This section provides an alphabetical list of organisations that have content on the SEND Gateway.
By way of a short introduction, I lead the *AccessAbility Team at the University of Greenwich (UK), which provides outreach (not recruitment) ...read more peer support for disabled students going to university. I thought some of your members might be interested in our transition initiative – STAART. We have created a new transition initiative that includes support for students on the dyslexia/autism spectrums, with mental health conditions and physical disabilities who are going to study at university. The support is available to all post-16 disabled students considering university anywhere globally . We have both remote mechanisms (social media and webinars of the workshops) and on campus activities to support their transition. We are a DPO and every member of my team comes under the disability umbrella. More information regarding our STAART initiative and the *AccessAbility Team can be found on our webpages: www.gre.ac.uk/aap Feel free to email me if you have any questionsFind out more about the *AccessAbility Team See all *AccessAbility Team documents on the gateway
The ability to communicate is fundamental to a basic quality of life, yet for many people effective communication is difficult because of a physical ...read more impairment, language disorder or learning disability. We work with people of all ages who face such challenges.Find out more about the ACE Centre See all ACE Centre documents on the gateway
4Children is the national charity all about children and families. We work with a wide range of partners to ensure children and families have ...read more access to the services and support they need. We develop, influence and shape national policy on all aspects of the lives of children, young people and families. As the Government’s strategic partner for early years & childcare we have a crucial role in co-producing policy with the Department of Education and representing the sector’s views and experiences. We run the Foundation Years website - the best place to find information and support if you work in the early years and childcare delivering services for children and families. The broad range of information on our site is developed by government, professionals and the voluntary & community sector and is continually updated with the latest news, information and resources. The Foundations site brings together information from many sources to help you support children to develop and flourishFind out more about the Action for Children See all Action for Children documents on the gateway
We're the UK’s national charity helping people who are confronting life-changing deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss.
The people we support may ...read more struggle with their condition. Or they may live well with it, but face ignorance and barriers in their way. We enable all of them to take control of their lives without assumptions being made about what they can or can’t do. With your support, we can continue our vital services so people with hearing loss can live the life they choose - at home, at work and when they're out and about. Plus, we can carry out more research to help find a cure.
The Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) is a national campaigning and information-sharing network led by disabled people. We campaign for ...read more all disabled learners to have the right to access and be supported in mainstream education. ALLFIE believes that education should support the development of physical, vocational and academic abilities through mixed-ability tuition in mainstream schools so that all students have the opportunity to build relationships with one another. We believe that a fully inclusive education system will benefit everyone.Find out more about the Alliance for Inclusive Education See all Alliance for Inclusive Education documents on the gateway
Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people, aged 0 – 25 years with autism and their families. Through TreeHouse ...read more School and Ambitious College we provide specialist education and support. We work to improve the services available for children and young people and increase awareness and understanding of autism. We offer a range of support and services for parents, carers and professionals, including: • Training for parents, carers and professionals, developed and delivered by our specialist staff • Autism Education Trust (‘AET’) training for professionals working in schools and post-16 settings • Consultancy for educational services, including schools, colleges and local authorities • Bespoke training for parents, parent groups, professionals and educational services • Talk about Autism: our online community: www.talkaboutautism.org.uk • Information and support online • Family support seminarsFind out more about the Ambitious about Autism See all Ambitious about Autism documents on the gateway
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has developed and delivered pioneering mental health care for over 60 years. Our aim ...read more is to transform current mental health provision in the UK by improving the quality, accessibility and effectiveness of treatment. We believe that every child and their family should be at the heart of the care they receive, working in partnership with professionals.Find out more about the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families See all Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families documents on the gateway
The Anti-bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals working together to stop bullying and create safe environments in which ...read more children and young people can live, grow, play and learn. We are currently running a programme of FREE training and resources aimed at reducing levels of bullying of children and young people with SEND. The programme is funded by the Department for Education and FREE training is available for schools, the children's workforce and parents and carers. All our materials have been influenced directly by the views of young people themselves.Find out more about the Anti-Bullying Alliance See all Anti-Bullying Alliance documents on the gateway
The Association of Colleges (AoC) is a not-for-profit membership organisation set up in 1996 by colleges to act as their collective voice. Today ...read more , AoC represents and promotes the interests of more than 360 further education, sixth form, tertiary and specialist colleges across the UK – over 95% of the sector. We influence Government and its agencies on policies affecting colleges and their students and staff at national and regional levels. We also provide members with professional support services, which include expert advice lines for employment, communications, health and safety, governance and teaching and learning.Find out more about the Association of Colleges See all Association of Colleges documents on the gateway