There are days I go home and cry after school. I am failing my children. Is it because I don’t know how to support them? Is it because I haven’t got the right equipment? Is it because I don’t care?
If you work with children you may be familiar with a 'what if?' conversation. These conversations can often assist professionals to establish if a child or children are at risk of harm, and if they need to raise a safeguarding 'cause for concern'.
Inside the independent residential special school that treats its high-needs pupils as people first, not labels.
In December the Welsh Government revealed their planned new law which will change the way children with additional learning needs (ALN) are given support within the education system.
This question was asked at ATL conference in 2016. As the results of our SEND survey show, clearly there is still a long way to go in making sure pupils with SEND get the support that they need to thrive.
ATL recently responded to the Labour Party's review of SEND provision in England, as part of our work on Conference resolution 43, Are SEND Students Being Let Down?