nasen, a charity that supports those working with children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and learning differences, has published a report to help improve early identification of, and support for special educational needs (SEN)in the early years. The report highlights concerns within the sector that children presenting with low levels of SEN could be being missed as a result of time and resource restrictions resulting in a tendency to focus on children with more complex needs.
Read the news story: nasen highlights the need to improve early identification of SEND and prevent children ‘slipping through the net’
Read the report: Identifying special educational needs in the early years: perspectives from special educational needs coordinators (PDF)
Date: 13 July 2020