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.
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
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
Auditory Verbal UK is a small national charity that helps babies and young children to listen and speak using Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT). We ...read more share our skills and expertise with professionals working in the field of hearing impairment through training and mentoring programmes. We believe that every child who is deaf should have the opportunity to listen, talk and participate fully in society. AVT is a specialist programme that equips parents and carers with the skills to develop their child’s listening and spoken language skills. It is a play-based approach delivered by Auditory Verbal Therapists who have undergone postgraduate training in this highly specialised area. Children with hearing impairment typically acquire language at half the rate of their hearing peers and our programme with babies and pre-school children accelerates the rate of language development and aims to close the gap by the time a child starts school.Find out more about the Auditory Verbal UK See all Auditory Verbal UK documents on the gateway