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.
- 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
08:30 - 09:00 - Registration/Join the event
09:00 - 09:10 - Introduction and welcome - Marijke Miles, chair of SEND Council
09:15 - 09:25 - Presentation by sponsor
09:30 - 10:30 - Keynote speaker - Dr Amanda Kirby
10:30 - 11:30 - Keynote speaker - Professor Francesca Happé
11:30 - 11:50 - Break
11:55 - 12:55 - Breakout Session One
13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch
14:05 - 15:05 - Breakout Session Two
15:05 - 15:15 - Break
15:15 -15:45 - Keynote three
15:45 - Conference close - Marijke Miles
2021 Breakout Sessions
Rare Syndromes with Jo Wright
ADHD with Dr Tony Lloyd and Colin Foley, ADHD Foundation
Behaviour Hubs with John d'Abbro
Helping Parents to Help Themselves - with Grainne Saunders
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - with Shushma Jain
Please note the booking terms and conditions. All cancellations must be made in writing and may be subject to a cancellation fee.