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The Department for Education’s 0-25 SEND Newsletter

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​The July 2019 edition of the Department for Education's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Behaviour, Attendance, Exclusions and Alternative Provision Newsletter has been published and is available here.

In this newsletter, the DfE is focusing on:

  • restraint guidance and consultation
  • Bercow: Ten Years On – first anniversary update 
  • Further Education and Training Centres for Excellence in SEND
  • teaching online safety in schools guidance
  • relationships and sex education and health education guidance 
  • assistive technology and edtech
  • NHS Long Term Plan Implementation Framework
  • cross-government initiative to tackle injustices faced by disabled people in the workplace, at home and in the community.
Development opportunities and resources
  • SEND Casework Award – training and accreditation for local authority SEND staff 
  • SEND continuing professional development training events available for SEND Community of Practice members
  • SENCO induction pack 
  • SENCO Forum 
  • autism education training programme open to new applications
  • Ambitious About Autism Toolkit
  • launch of Young Epilepsy Guide
  • anaphylaxis: adrenaline auto-injector devices.
First published 19 July 2019