Specialist Support for Children with SEND

Specialist Support for Children with SEND

Special Needs Jungle (SNJ) is one of 114 SEND-related professional bodies and organisations asking for action to be taken regarding gaps in the provision of specialist services designed to support children and young people with disabilities. A workforce shortage is...
Teaching Tips for SEND Students

Teaching Tips for SEND Students

Teaching children with special educational needs can be challenging and requires a specific temperament as well as a specialised skillset.  Firstly, understanding the needs of the child with learning disabilities is fundamental to knowing how to plan for their lesson...
The SEND Review: What Happens Next?

The SEND Review: What Happens Next?

Following the unveiling of the SEND Review, officials in the Department for Education are currently insisting that there will be a Send Improvement Plan before Christmas 2022, despite the fact that there has been speculation that the Schools Bill could be imminently...
Gender Bias in ASD

Gender Bias in ASD

Historically, ASD has mainly been associated with more males than females, but new research is showing that girls present with autism in different ways and, until now,  their symptoms have largely been dismissed or misdiagnosed. According to the CDC, one in every...
SEND In the Law

SEND In the Law

The law is clear that children with special educational needs and disabilities who are in penal detention centres should receive appropriate provision and support. All secure penal settings are required to carry out an educational assessment of every child who is...