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Supporting children with PANS and PANDAS in educational settings

PANS is a neuropsychiatric condition which is triggered by a misdirected immune response to a variety of triggers, resulting in various symptoms. PANDAS is a subset of PANS. Take the free CPD accredited training for teachers and SEND Professionals on 13 June from 4-5pm over Teams. Aims: Raising awareness and knowledge about the conditions Consider […]

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Resources for supporting refugee and asylum seeking children

Young Minds has mental health and emotional wellbeing resources for young people. They have published resources to support refugee and asylum seeking children. Young people with asylum seeking and refugee experience have shared the key things that they need from social workers, foster carers and schools to help and support them. This resource was made […]

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Adolescent Lifestyle Survey webinar for professionals

What are the health and social needs of Secondary School aged children and how has Covid-19 impacted their health and wellbeing? Public Health will be holding two webinars to present the findings of the Adolescent lifestyle survey 2021. This locally conducted survey examined the health and lifestyle of young people in the area. The webinar […]

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New guidelines to support disabled children to be more active

UK’s Chief Medical Officers publish first ever guidelines on physical activity for disabled children and young people. See the infographic on the Governments website. Physical activity guidelines: disabled children and disabled young people – GOV.UK ( New guidelines to support disabled children and young people to be more active Guidelines advise 20 minutes of exercise […]

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Learn Makaton

Find local taster and training sessions to learn the language programme, Makaton. The Makaton Charity says: “Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. It supports the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening, comprehension, memory, recall and organisation of language and expression.” […]

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Speech Language and Communication Needs Training for Early Years practitioners

I CAN EYSEND Partnership As part of the EYSEND Partnership, I CAN is pleased to be offering training to early years SENCos, managers and early years practitioners to enable excellent support for SLCN in early years settings. The training is provided at two levels – core (introductory) and in-depth (advanced).  You may choose to start with the core training […]

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Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Webinar Series for professionals

Do you have children in your class who struggle with the language demands of the classroom, with Speech Language and Communication Needs? Do they or may they have Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)? Are you a teacher or Teaching Assistant looking to improve your understanding of DLD?  Do you want to know how and in which […]

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NE Lincolnshire KIDS SEND Sleep Service Training Opportunities

Sleep Practitioner Training, Sleep Champion Training & Sleep Awareness Training Would you like to be part of the CYP SEND Sleep Service working directly with children and young people and their families to improve their sleep? Or would you like to find out more or expand your knowledge on What is Sleep, how to improve […]

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Education and Inclusion Newsletter

January, 2022 Happy New Year to you all and I hope that the break proved a restful and enjoyable one. Please find within this newsletter several updates about SEND and Inclusion. Officers across education, health and social care continue to work diligently in areas of transformation across SEND services as well as providing support to […]

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Funded training for professionals

New courses have been released on Nasen’s SEND Gateway. There is a range of training for new and experienced professionals working with children and young people at different stages of their education. You can learn to better support students and families, work with others within your educational setting and from other settings, and to perfect […]

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Preparing for adulthood, professionals session

UPDATE: Book onto the Preparing for Adulthood session with Linkage College and Focus (adult social care). Preparing for adulthood and SEND, our local offer. Professionals session Tickets, Tue 14 Dec 2021 at 10:30 | Eventbrite Learn more about the importance of supporting all young people with SEND to prepare for adulthood. This event is part […]

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Sleep training for professionals

Sleep Practitioner Training, Sleep Champion Training & Sleep Awareness Training. Sleep Champion Workshop Sleep Champion is a course designed for professionals working in Secondary Schools. Good quality, adequate sleep is vitally important for young people to be able to meet their full potential. During adolescence biological changes take place making it harder for youngsters to […]

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Developmental Language Disorder Day

Research shows that many children with trouble learning at school or communicating with others have an undiagnosed condition called Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). On average two students in every class of 30 have a neurodevelopmental condition called Developmental Language Disorder or DLD. Friday, 15 of October is DLD Awareness Day and this year’s campaign is […]

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Free training- the Alcohol Trust

Talk about alcohol- SEND Interactive training – busting perceptions, providing helpful information and life skills to help keep young people safe around alcohol. Thursday, 14 October, 2021.3:30pm-4:45pm. Book alcohol education trust SEND tickets online. Secondary School training Thursday, 30 September, 20213:30pm-4:45pm Monday, 4 October, 20213:30pm-4:45pmBook alcohol education trust Secondary School tickets online.(Only one session needs […]

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Autism and education conference for professionals

Autism and education conference 11 November 2021 | online conference Book online. Hear the latest thinking at our Autism and education conference ( “We want education settings to provide better and more inclusive support so that autistic people are better able to achieve their potential.”− Department for Education, National strategy for autistic children, young people […]

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