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The 8th Annual SEND Conference 2018 will provide a vital opportunity to explore what constitutes outstanding SEND provision and how all schools and local authorities can deliver high quality interventions which support improved outcomes for SEND children and young people.

Confirmed Speakers

André Imich
SEN and Disability Professional Adviser,
Department for Education
Natalie Packer
Education Consultant and Author,
The Perfect SENCO and The Teacher’s Guide to SEN
Dr Adam Boddison
Chair of Whole School SEND Consortium and Chief Executive,
National Association for Special Education Needs (NASEN)
Professor Sonia Blandford
Founder and Chief Executive,
Achievement for All
Lesley Cox
Education Consultant and Former National Lead for Special Education Needs and Disability at Ofsted
Louise Ling
Teaching School Lead,
SEND Teaching School
Scott Holder
The Stanway School
Elly Tobin
Joseph Chamberlain College
Julia Husband
Hanley Castle High School
Professor Andy Minnion MBE
Founder and Director,
RIX Research & Media Centre, University of East London

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A great event, an opportunity to find out about best practice and network!! Would highly recommend to others.

Deputy Head/Senco, Perranporth School

Great speakers , relevant issues and good practice shared.

SENDCO, Bexton Primary School and Nursery

I found the conference to be highly informative and engaging. Each speaker was able to give their own perspective on how to manage and deal with the current state of affairs in relation to meeting the needs of children with SEN.

Principal, Horizons Specialist Academy Trust

A thoroughly informative conference that provided an update on current legislation together with some practical suggestions.

SEND Coordinator, Outwood Academy Ormesby

Central London

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