What's happening in special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Published Friday, 1 October 2021
Latest news and updates about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Bromley
For the latest information about service changes affecting children and young people with SEND and their families during the Coronavirus pandemic visit our pages at: SENDMatters: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
SEND Matters newsletter
Our SENDMatters newsletter is designed to give you that latest news and update from the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) reforms happening across Bromley right now.
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Dyslexia awareness week 2021 : 4 – 10 October
The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) have chosen the theme ‘invisible dyslexia’ where they will be sharing the stories and experiences of people who have been affected by dyslexia. To share your story or to sign up for more updates visit the BDA website.
Learn more about dyslexia through these short videos
- About dyslexia (6 min)
- Introduction to dyslexia (12 min)
- Dyslexia: a differently wired brain (11 min)
Bromley’s 0 – 25 transformation project, 14 – 25 transition event
A free engagement and information exchange event for young people with SEND and their families.
Find out more about the Transition Day on 26 October
Or for more information email YVHSC at: email@example.com
Government launches new National Disability Strategy
The government has launched its new National Disability Strategy, which outlines its plans to make our country better for the 14 million disabled children and adults in the UK.
This ambitious strategy sets out 100 immediate commitments supported by £1.6bn of funding alongside an ambitious agenda for future reform.
New national autism strategy for England
The government has published its autism strategy, which sets out how it plans to support autistic adults and children in England over the next five years.
SEND Network Champions
Our Bromley SEND Network Champions initiative has once again brought together professionals and parents across Bromley who have the common goal of making a difference to Children and Young People with SEND.
The most recent of these exciting and innovative events allowed us to learn more about the new recommendations for vaccination roll out to children and young people who are considered to be clinically extremely vulnerable together with an introduction to sensory modulation, the new annual review process and the support available to pre-school children with SEND in Bromley.
If you were unable to attend but would like to learn more you can request a copy of the full presentation
For more information, and if you are interested in becoming a SEND Network Champion please email firstname.lastname@example.org