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Dyslexia Awareness Week

1st - 7th October 2018 / World Dyslexia Day 4th October 2018

  • Posted On: 26 September 2018
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
  • Number of views: 474
Dyslexia Awareness Week

This year’s theme of the Dyslexia Awareness Week is ‘21st Century Dyslexia’ with the overarching focus on ‘Enabling Technology (Assistive Technology)’. 


Delivering Better Outcomes

Publication of a Young Person’s guide to SEND disagreement resolution

  • Posted On: 31 August 2018
  • Author: Katherine Lawson
  • Number of views: 443
Delivering Better Outcomes Following the 2017 review of disagreement resolution arrangements, the Department for Education commissioned Mott MacDonald, as part of the Delivering Better Outcomes Together (DBOT) consortium, to develop and publish a guide for young people aged 16-25 on how to resolve special educational needs and disability (SEND) disagreements. Mott MacDonald worked with a range of organisations and groups, including the young people’s group FLARE, to produce the guide.   The guide...

ASPIRE to Dance

Opportunity for those who love to dance

  • Posted On: 31 August 2018
  • Author: Katherine Lawson
  • Number of views: 499
ASPIRE to Dance Young people between 6 and 12 who love learning dances,learning new dance moves and who want to improve their performance skills are invited to join ASPIRE dance group. Organised by Vic Sellers who is leading YES @ Richmond School's 'Dancing for All' the autumn term for ASPIRE starts on Sunday September 16th 10 - 12 noon. To secure your September (Autumn Term) place please contact Victoria on 07500937537 or Email her at victoriasellers75@hotmail.co.uk COST is £35...

Parents Asked to Participate in National Survey

Charity focuses on supporting the emotional needs of young people with dyspraxia/DCD

  • Posted On: 20 July 2018
  • Author: Katherine Lawson
  • Number of views: 484
Parents Asked to Participate in National Survey

Dyspraxia Awareness Week (7 – 13th October), this year focusses on supporting the emotional needs of young people with dyspraxia/DCD. To help raise awareness of the emotional impact of dyspraxia and the support needed to promote good mental health Dyspraxia Foundation are launching a survey to highlight the difficulties faced by those with this often misunderstood condition.

If you are a parent of a ‘child’ including those over the age of 18 years with dyspraxia/DCD you are invited to complete the survey for the relevant age group of your child. It should take no longer than 20 mins and your contribution will help the organisation to publish useful findings as part of their national week long campaign.

Please complete: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/N6RGHD9


SEND Schools' Workforce Launched

Programme aims to support schools to make SEND a priority

  • Posted On: 17 July 2018
  • Author: Katherine Lawson
  • Number of views: 661
SEND Schools' Workforce Launched

NASEN (National Association of Special Educational Needs ) and University College London are working together as a consortium Whole School SEND, aiming to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND by scaling & embedding what they know works.


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