This Forum contributes intelligent analysis, knowledge and experience to promote the development of policy and practice for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Policy papers

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Discussions and debates

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News & Events


An early review of the new SEN / disability policy and legislation: where are we now?

30 June 11-4.30/5pm, St Albans Centre, London

Presenters: Brin Lamb, Ksate Bowning

Themes: parental assutrance, SENCO changes, local authoiy changes


Contact Brahm Norwich at for a place.





Governance in a changing education system: ensuring equity and entitlement for disabled children and young people and those with special
educational needs

Based on the joint seminar with the Special Educational Consortiumn in January 2015.

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