Special educational needs support, training and resources.

We help mainstream schools in Waltham Forest support their pupils with
Autism, Learning Difficulties, Hearing Impairment, Vision Impairment and Dyslexia.
About Us

Upcoming Courses

Free to Waltham Forest schools.
See full calendar here

Down’s Syndrome Parent Support Group

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Dyslexia School Support Group

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

AET Progression Framework

December 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

AET Good Autism Practice Part 2

December 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ADHD in Primary Part 2

December 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


January 13, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


March 15, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


May 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

News & New Resources

Webinar: Supporting a child with vision impairment in schools

In this recording of our introductory webinar, we use a an example student  (Eddie) to show how our Service supports a visually impaired student​, explain conditions that cause vision impairment​ and examples of advice, technology and mobility/orientation for staff to ensure the student has access to the environment and curriculum​.

July 1st, 2020|

Makaton signs relating to Covid-19

This document contains key Makaton signs related to Covid-19 which you can use as you talk to people about Coronavirus (Covid-19). Makaton signs are helpful for children and young people with communication needs and learning disabilities. The signs are designed to support spoken language - signs are used with speech, in spoken word order.

June 23rd, 2020|

Covid-19 – Returning to school for students with a Vision Impairment

For pupils with a Vision Impairment (VI) the challenges of returning to a re-organised school are substantial. Although no two pupils or two school environments are the same, we hope this general advice may help you to consider how you can support children with a vision impairment within your school and classroom.

June 17th, 2020|

Webinar: Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties

This webinar looks at the signs and indicators of Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties in the primary and secondary classroom, discuss teaching strategies to address these needs and look at the screening and diagnostic process.

June 4th, 2020|
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