2023 SEN Conference


Parent and Carer Alliance CIC hears from many families about the difficulties they face in getting the right support for their children and young people who have additional needs. We have gathered together amazing experts in Education Law, Health, and Social Care to speak to about the real-world challenges, and to provide you with practical tips and advice on overcoming the barriers.

The conference was live-streamed on the day and recordings of the talks can be found on our Facebook page

Click here for the conference schedule – after a warm welcome from Louise Arnold & Lucy Fullard, Directors, Parent and Carer Alliance C.I.C, who will be introducing new short breaks and SEN support services, an exciting line-up of speakers included in the morning:

– Samantha Hale, Senior Associate Solicitor, Education Law Department, HCB Widdows Mason Ltd discussing SEN transport

– Myra Pontac, Speech and language therapist

– Kimberly Morris, Physiotherapist

– Nicole Boon, Solicitor, Langley Wellington LLP Solicitors discussing Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Ongoing Administration, and

– Sarah Drake, Independent Social Worker, discussing social care provision

Click here to see the conference slides from the morning

In the afternoon our excellent expert speakers continued with

– Jessica Kong, Investigator, Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

– Rukhsana Koser, Partner, Education Lawyers, Langley Wellington, discussing Legal routes to support and redress for SEN Education provision

Click here to see the conference slides from the afternoon