We offer paid and free courses in SEND to support the CPD needs of the ‘team around the child’. Click on the tabs below to view our course catalogue.
Our tutored courses are developed in partnership with SEND specialists and leading institutions to reflect current evidence-based practice. They provide a secure knowledge of the graduated approach, an understanding of assessment checklists and techniques, a toolkit of interventions to differentiate learning, and a support plan to differentiate and personalise learning.
Attachment and Trauma
Find out about the impact of childhood trauma on relationships with parents / carers and progress in school, and trauma informed practice.
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder
Recognise observable signs of ADHD and how to distinguish this from other difficulties. Learn how to adapt classroom practice to support this group.
Distinguish autism from other difficulties and find out how to adapt classroom practice to meet the need of this group.
Understand the causes of deafness and identify best practice for supporting deaf learners.
Comprehend the challenges faced by the deaf. Know how to monitor and adapt the learning environment to meet their needs.
Dyslexia and Significant Difficulties in Reading
Understand the concept of dyslexia, the challenges faced by this group and how they can be overcome.
Dyspraxia and Motor Coordination Difficulties
Find out more about how difficulties in motor coordination can impact on both academic learning and social behaviour, and how best to help.
Enhance your knowledge of learning theories and how to translate theory into inclusive classroom practice.
The causes, implications, and strategies involved when working with learners with multi-sensory impairment.
Speech, Language and Communication Needs
Understand how speech and language difficulties can impact key curriculum areas and social inclusion.
Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools
Explore the concepts of wellbeing and mental health, and effective strategies to support learners and staff.
Understanding and Supporting Behaviour
Managing behaviour is a challenge for all staff in schools. As well as a focus on pupil/student behaviour take the opportunity to reflect on how you interact with them.
See the world through the eyes of learners with vision impairment, and identify best practice for supporting them.
Vision Impairment FE
Comprehend how a learner with a vision impairment can be accommodated and supported in a more adult learning environment.
These courses are free to view and, therefore, not supported by a tutor. If you choose to print a certificate of achievement after completing the course, there is a small fee for non-members of our community.
Autism for Parents
An introductory understanding of autism for parents and carers.
An introduction to the Learning Theories in education and how learning takes place.
SEND Code of Practice 2015
Making the SEND Code of Practice more accessible for education professionals.
This short course is aimed to support the parents and carers of children with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Working in Partnership with Parents
Understanding the needs, issues, and requirements for support of the parents and carers of children with SEND.