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Missed the virtual SEN Summer Conference? Catch up with the presentations here
Events all this week.
We put together an exciting online programme of events this summer for Waltham Forest Schools. If you missed any of the sessions, the majority were recorded and have slides available – see the links below, next to each session.
Thank you to all our fantastic speakers and everyone who attended who asked such insightful and stimulating questions
Monday 6th July
10am-11am – SEMH: Planning, Good Practice and Provision, the role of the SENCO – David Lyall SENCO and counsellor. Download slides | Watch video
2pm-3pm – ‘Support and Solutions for ADHD girls in mainstream school’ – Dr Janet Hoskins, Senior Lecturer Special Education, University of East London. Download slides | Watch video
Wed 8th July
10am-11am – ‘Autism personal guide through lockdown – a personal account and strategies for schools’ – Siena Castellon, author of ‘The Spectrum Girl’s Survival Guide’, autism advocate and anti-bullying campaigner. Download slides | Watch video
2pm-3pm – ‘Inclusive strategies for pupils with Down’s Syndrome’ – Gillian Bird, Service Director Downs Syndrome Association.
3pm-3:30pm – Natasha Vadher – An inspirational young adult with down’s syndrome; her personal story of her journey through school, Project Search and into work.
2-3pm – ‘Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants in the classroom’ Matthew Parker, Senior Teaching Fellow, UCL Institute of Education.
Friday 10th July
10am-11am – ‘Overcoming Barriers to Learning – – offering low effort, high impact practical strategies’ – Amjad Ali Senior Leader, TEDx Speaker, qualified SENCO and an Advanced Skills Teacher in Teaching and Learning.