Special Educational Needs & Disability Day Conference: Sheffield Thursday 27th June, 8.30am—4.00pm

Special Educational Needs & Disability Day Conference:
New Legislation, New Challenges & New Opportunities

This conference is for Head Teachers, SENCO’s/Governors,
professionals and students with an interest in Inclusion and exploring the new SEND landscape. This event will also be useful for Parent/Carers.
Speakers include:
Philippa Stobbs: Assistant Director of the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) – SEND National Picture
Professor Barry Carpenter: International Education Consultant OBE – New Generation Children: The Complex Challenge
Dr. Nick Hodge Reader in Education, Childhood and Inclusion, Sheffield Hallam University – Working together to protect the rights of children and young people who are disabled or have SEN

Pam Smith: Sheffield City Council – Sheffield audit and evaluation framework for inclusion

Location

Sheffield Hallam University
Owen Building
Thursday 27th June, 8.30am—4.00pm

Conference Price: Professionals £120.00 Students £25.00 Parents Free

For schools who reserve places for three staff members, i.e. Head Teacher, Deputy Head, SENCO’s & SEN Governors the conference price will be £80.00 per delegate.

For conference bookings or more information please contact
Emmeline Samoluk, esamoluk2@talbot.sheffield.sch.uk or 0114 250 7394

 

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About The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The Autism Centre is part of the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion within the Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University. The Autism Centre promotes a view of autism as a different way of being. Whilst many people may live happy and accomplished lives with autism, different ways of being can challenge and confuse others. To help with understanding The Autism Centre delivers accredited courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Its team of academics engage with research and consultancy and publish widely on the autism spectrum and disability.
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