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NAHT's SEND Conference 2021

 
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New Perspectives on Neurodiversity - Needs, Names and Knowledge
20 October 2021
Manchester/Virtual
 

 

SEND Conference 2021 will bring together all three services – education, health and care - to reflect on the changing landscape in neurodiversity, including a focus on lesser known conditions and syndromes with a genetic or chromosomal basis.

All content will be available to conference delegates on demand for 30 days after the event. 

Who should attend? 

School leaders in all types of schools and SEN support services, across Early Years, Primary, secondary and post-16 settings.
 
Keynote speakers

With more speakers to be announced. 

Conference aims
  • To identify, celebrate and disseminate the excellent practice which promotes effective outcomes for young people with SEND across the whole of the education sector
  • To enrich, energise and inspire the leaders whose work impacts on the experiences and achievements of young people with SEND
  • To provide time to reflect, share and network within a conducive environment
  • To showcase NAHT’s role as a thought leader in the sector and to understand better members’ interests and challenges
  • To ensure that leaders attending are better equipped intellectually, emotionally and professionally to continue their vital work when they leave than when they arrived
2021 Programme

0830 - 0900 Registration/Join the event

0900 - 0910 Introduction and welcome - Marijke Miles, chair of SEND Council

0915 - 0925 - Presentation by sponsor

0930 - 1030  Keynote speaker - Dr Amanda Kirby

1030 - 1130  Keynote speaker - Professor Francesca Happe

1130 - 1150  Break

1155 - 1255 Breakout session one

1300 - 1400 Lunch

1405 - 1505 Breakout session two

1505 - 1515 Break

1515 -1545 - Keynote three

1545 - Conference close - Marijke Miles

2021 Breakout Sessions

Session one

Ofsted
Rare Syndromes
ADHD
Behaviour Hubs with John d'Abbro

Session two

SEND review
Helping Parents to Help Themselves - with Grainne Saunders
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - with Shushma Jain

Booking

Please note the booking terms and conditions. All cancellations must be made in writing and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

Timings

  • Opens at 0815
  • Starts at 0900
  • Ends at 1600

Rates

  Current fees

  • Member - £140
  • Non-member - £180
  • Virtual member - £75 
  • Virtual non-member - £99