Guidance - All regions - 10 Sep 2015
Our resource is designed to support clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities in England to effectively commission palliative care for children and young people aged 0–25. Produced as part of our Department for Education-funded special educational needs and disability (SEND) project, our resource also supports health and wellbeing boards to understand their role in the commissioning process.
Research, Guidance, Case studies - 06 Nov 2017
This resource provides leaders, teachers and practitioners with access to information about evidence-based practice that can be effective for SEN support.
Research - All regions - 01 Nov 2013
Results of a study of outcomes for children with complex physical/learning needs through the MOVE Programme: demonstrating progress in functional mobility and associated improvements in cognition and learning that improves quality of life. The study explored how senior leaders in education, health and care provision can put research into practice for children with complex needs by developing functional mobility.sample of 200 children with complex needs from 18 SEN schools across in the UK.
Guidance, Book - 04 Mar 2015
This guide aims to: - introduce school staff to the graduated approach to SEN support, with the child and family at its heart - emphasise the role of class/subject teachers as teachers of all pupils, including those with special educational needs and/ or disabilities - look in detail at each aspect of the Assess-Plan-Do-Review cycle - explore ways of involving parents and carers throughout the support process
Guidance - All regions - 20 May 2014
Free online guidance to equip professionals in Local Authorities, schools, colleges and settings to deliver good practice in line with the Special Educational Needs Reforms, particularly for children and young people with literacy difficulties, specific learning difficulties and dyslexia. The guidance includes information on: Effective Practice, School Funding Reforms, Graduated Approach and the Local Offer.
Book - All regions - 30 Sep 2014
A guide for professionals and parents, with chapters covering speech therapy, psychology, music therapy and education and communication. It includes helpful information on the various treatment and therapeutic options with illustrative case studies.
Policy, Guidance - 17 Jun 2014
Departmental advice to help schools understand how the Equality Act affects them and how to fulfil their duties under the act.
Policy, Guidance - 05 Sep 2014
A guide for early years settings on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
Guidance, Book - 09 Jun 2015
This guide aims to: - summarise the content of the SEND Code of Practice - highlight key changes from earlier statutory guidance - explore the implications of the Code for schools and settings - signpost readers to case studies and other sources of information, advice and support.
School Examples - All regions - 14 Mar 2018
We recognize that pupils need both social outcomes and academic outcomes to lead as independent as lives as possible. As a school for pupils with a diagnosis of Autism, we have chosen School-Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SW-PBS) as a framework to prioritise teaching core social outcomes and alternatives to behaviours that could be challenging to mainstream settings.