Full programme announced for the ‘Wellbeing for ALL’ Virtual SEND Conference

All 12 expert presentations are now confirmed for our next Virtual SEND Conference launching on 20 May 2022. Mental Health and Wellbeing is the focus for our 7th online conference helping schools to improve outcomes for children with SEND. 

It’s the #1 online conference for SEND – for everyone working with children and young people with Special Educational Needs. One ticket costs just £60 and gives access for your whole school. You can attend online on the day or watch the recordings afterwards when it suits you. Register your interest TODAY to get money off your school’s ticket.

Highlights

  • Practical advice and guidance on how to improve outcomes for children with SEND
  • 12 presentations from experts in SEND
  • 1 ticket for your whole school is just £60
  • Watch live online or access the recordings afterwards and re-watch as many times as you like
  • Register interest TODAY for a discount

CPD certified training

Get actionable tips from experts and updates on the latest changes around SEND. Our conferences are CPD certified, with unlimited access for your whole school. So everyone can get CPD around SEND, not just the SENCO!

Full Speaker Lineup for Wellbeing Virtual SEND Conference

Guest speakers just announced! 

All 12 expert presentations are now confirmed for the conference.

Keynotes 

  • Implementation of the DfE’s Education Staff Wellbeing Charter – Lorraine Petersen OBE, Educational Consultant, LPEC 
  • Setting the climate – getting the ethos and environment right for SEND – Jane Friswell, SEND Consultant and Parent Advocate 
  • Me, my Dyslexia and success – Arran Smith, Managing Director, SEND Group

Stream 1 – Wellbeing & SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health)

  • How to connect and communicate with your emotions – Ali Knowles, Therapist, Author and Creator of Ollie and his Super Powers, Subconquest
  • Understanding SEMH and wellbeing of children and young people – a psychologist’s approach – Dr Rob Long, Educational Psychologist, Sebda (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association)
  • School stand off? The link between exclusion and avoidance – Suzy Rowland, Author and Founder of #happyinschoolproject

Stream 2 – Quality First Teaching 

  • Sensory strategies in the classroom – Joanna Grace, Sensory Engagement and Inclusion Specialist, The Sensory Projects
  • SENCO workload – a focus on thriving in the role – Dr Geraldene Codina, Associate Professor – Research, University of Derby
  • Avoiding anxiety at post 16 – the benefits and impact of thinking and planning early to prepare for adulthood – Julie Pointer
    Children and Young People Programme Lead, NDTi (National Development Team for Inclusion)

Stream 3 – Specific Learning Differences 

  • Why schools need to focus on speaking and understanding skills to effectively support SEMH – Amy Loxley, Interim Lead Speech and Language Advisor, I CAN
  • Can’t learn, won’t learn, don’t give a monkey’s – and you don’t understand me at all! – Fintan O’Regan, Behaviour and Learning Trainer and Consultant, Sf30 Ltd
  • The effective use of technology to support Dyslexia – Arran Smith, Managing Director, SEND Group

Visit our Training for Education website to find out how each of our SEND expert speakers can help your school.

Register your interest TODAY to get money off your school’s ticket

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