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This series of LED events for practitioners will have a specific focus ‘Making the 30 hour offer work for disabled children and children with SEN’.

These events are aimed at early education and childcare providers who will have priority in being allocated places over Local Authority officers and early years consultants.

These events aim to:

  • Improve knowledge of what high quality SEND provision looks like (e.g. learning from members of SEND advisory Board)
  • Support setting to know where to go for help, e.g. on how to use the disability access fund or access funding via inclusion fund
  • Signposting to resources to support sector

The events will offer the opportunity to:


  • About sources of information and support which are available to all providers to extend and develop high quality inclusive practice for children with SEND
  • About what others are doing to prepare for and meet the needs of disabled children and children with SEN and their families
  • About why access to high quality early years and childcare is vital in improving outcomes for children with SEND
  • About the funding streams which will be available to improve whole setting access and inclusion and to support particular children or groups of children to be included


  • The opportunities and challenges in developing develop whole setting inclusive practice
  • The workforce development needs of all practitioners as part of on going planning for sustainability and staff well-being and retention
  • Involving parents in the ways in which their child can best be supported and included in the provision and identifying the outcomes for the child and family
  • Range of existing and emerging approaches which work for children with SEND including SCLN/ASD/SENSORY NEEDS/SEMH


  • To explore effective models of support for children including examining the impact of individual support on children’s outcomes independence and wellbeing
  • Next steps and keeping up the momentum


20th September – York

21st September – London


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