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Special Educational Needs and Disability updates

SEN & Disability update is a termly newsletter issued by the DCSF. The updates report on recent key developments for pupils with SEN and disability. These newsletters are available as hard copies or as downloads. You can subscribe to receive it by email or as a hard copy — essential reading for those working in special educational needs and disability fields.

Current issue

The SEN and Disability update 25, published October 2008, features articles on:

  • The work of John Bercow, Brian Lamb and Sir Jim Rose: How does it all fit together?
  • SEN Regional Hubs of Effective Practice
  • Narrowing the Gap
  • Quality Standards for SEN Support and Outreach Services
  • Tackling Bullying of Children with SEN and Disabilities and Implementing Schools' Disability Equality Duty
  • Progression Guidance Project 2008-9
  • Implementing the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)
  • Aiming High for Disabled Children Programme — Update
  • Recent AHDC Programme Developments
  • Forthcoming AHDC Announcements

Download it here


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Hard copies

To get a paper copy write to:

DCSF SEN subscriptions,
PO Box 99
Sherwood Park
NG15 0DJ

or email:

Audio versions

To request an audio version (from version 9 on):

Tel: 020 7925 5527

Back issues

Back issues are available online here.

Or write to:
DCSF publications
PO Box 5050
Sherwood Park
NG15 0DJ
Tel: 0845 6022260

Or email your request to:

Last updated: 14 April 2009

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