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Rebound Therapy training courses
The official UK body and international consultancy for Rebound Therapy. Responsible for the development and delivery of the genuine accredited and approved staff training courses. With founder Eddy Anderson. 01342 870543. More

Anglia Ruskin University
You’re dedicated, pioneering and understanding; ARU is made for you. They offer an exciting and innovative postgraduate course in Special Educational Needs and Disability. It is offered from their Chelmsford campus with start dates of January and September. To find out more, click here.

Enrol to suit
CACHE Level 3 Qualification: Supporting Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication via The Communication Trust’s Platform 3
Up to 10 credits; achieve within 4 months. £450. More

Thrive Licensed Practitioner Course
Add to your SENDCo toolkit and become a Thrive Licensed Practitioner: assess the social and emotional needs of all children and young people, and support them with individual action plans. Courses running across the UK; ten days over two terms. Find out more or book online. More

Thrive Awareness Course
“I always questioned why somebody didn’t do something to help children… then I realised I am that somebody!” Find out about the Thrive Approach: assess the social and emotional needs of all children and young people and provide tailored support to those who need it. Free awareness sessions across the UK and online. More.

Thrive Foundation Training Days
“Thrive training has changed my practice and improved my relationships. It has provided scientific grounding for my instinctive approach that will help and support the social and emotional needs of our children.” Thrive foundation courses show SENDCos how to introduce the Thrive Approach to their whole school. Find out more and book online. More

The Skills Network – Fully Funded Courses  
Gain an accredited qualification at no-cost through funded distance learning courses. Further your career with a course in: Understanding Autism, Specific Learning Difficulties, or Common Childhood Illnesses. More

New Skills Academy
New Skills Academy pride themselves on providing the best online education courses to further your career. Their experienced tutors have meticulously created some incredibly well received diplomas. Their diverse portfolio includes courses in the following areas: Autism Awareness Diploma; ADHD Diploma; Asperger Syndrome Awareness Diploma. Use Code SEN80 for up to an 80% discount on all courses this month. More

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Autism in Women and Girls
This online module explores how autism can differ in women and girls, and how best to recognise and support these autistic women and girls. More

28 and 29 July 2018
Therapeutic Work with Teenagers: Offering a Wealth of Tools, Techniques and Ways of Being Alongside Troubled Teenagers
Weekend Training: 10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £330
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
Email CCMH

4 August 2018
Enabling Children and Teenagers to Speak About Feelings Through Art and Clay 

10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £165
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
Email CCMH

5 Sept 2018
Talking Mats: Record evidence and impact of person-centred approaches
An open course leading to registration as a qualified user. From £170. More

12 September 2018
Autism and Mental Health Conference
This conference will give you tools and strategies to identify and provide targeted support for autistic children and adults who have mental health difficulties. More

18 September 2018
Using Music to Support Learning in a SEND Environment
It’s about the power of music within evidence based, inclusive practice. Includes on-going support.
£175. More

18 to 20 September 2018
Selective Mutism 2 or 3 Day Masterclass
Delivered by UK expert Maggie Johnson. Receive materials to cascade to others.
Prices from £350. More

21 September 2018
Bilingual Children with Speech and Language Difficulties
An inspirational day giving clear pointers for identification and management. For school and advisory practitioners. Led by Dr Sean Pert of Manchester University.
£215 or £190 if two book together. More

26 September 2018
Understanding stress and anxiety in autism and their impact on behaviour
A one-day course that explores how you can help autistic children and adults to reduce stress and anxiety, how to understand their behaviour and how to support them during difficult times. More

29 September 2018
The Promise and the Pain of Social Media, Self Harm and Other Health-Harming Behaviours. Building resilience and health-healing alternatives

10.00 - 17.00
Cost: £183
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
Email CCMH

3 October 2018
Autism and eating challenges
This course will examine and explore the common patterns of eating in autistic children and evidence and practice-based strategies for intervention. More

4 October 2018
Sensory Considerations
The autistic sensory world can have an impact on people’s daily life and behaviour. This course helps you understand more about this and learn practical ways of giving positive support. More

5 and 6 October 2018
The Tes SEN Show
Business Design Centre, London
The Tes SEN Show has 42 CPD-certified seminars at the show, each designed to boost your professional development and impart the latest knowledge in SEN. Learn from some of the leading names in the sector, while also enjoying free features and an exhibition hall packed with 150+ exhibitors. Find out more:

6 October 2018
Therapeutic Stories for Troubled Children: How to Write One and Get Published
Afternoon Conference: 14.00 - 17.00
Cost: £80
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
Email CCMH

9 October 2018
Stress and Anxiety
This one day course explores how you can help autistic children and adults to reduce stress and anxiety, how to understand their behaviour, and how to support them during difficult times. More

11 October 2018
PDA – strategies for school
This one-day course, delivered by Jilly Davis, is for school staff who are supporting children with PDA (pathological demand avoidance). More

30 October 2018
Autism in Women and Girls conference
At this conference the NAS will be bringing together experts to explore how autism presents in women and girls, and how to better support autistic women. More

November 2018
Postgraduate certificate in autism and Asperger syndrome
This popular postgraduate certificate in autism and Asperger syndrome is run with Sheffield Hallam University. More

15 November 2018
Key issues for STEM in Higher Education – meeting the needs of industry, curriculum design and increasing diversity
Central London
This seminar will examine the future of STEM in higher education – focusing on widening participation, meeting the demands of industry, designing interdisciplinary university curricula, and supporting progression to higher level study and employment.


16 November 2018
The National Education Show
Cardiff City Hall
The National Education Show provides attendees with the knowledge, resources and expert guidance to develop great learners, with over 40 seminars on a fantastic range of teaching topics, and a 100+ company exhibition with the best products on offer. More

20 November 2018
Pathological Demand Avoidance conference
Providing professionals and parents with clearer understanding of PDA, plus essential strategies for education, management and communication. More

20 November 2018

Additional Learning Needs in Wales: priorities for shaping, implementing and monitoring the ALN Code
Central Cardiff
This seminar is bringing together key policymakers and stakeholders to discuss the development and implementation of the Additional Learning Needs Code – focusing on governance, funding and regulation.


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