Recordings of presentation from the Conference for Parents and Carers of
Children and Young Adults with Special Educational, Health and Social Care Needs, held on Tuesday 22nd November 2022 at Gloucester Rugby Club.
This was our first attempt at recording an in-person event and we apologise for the technical difficulties and any unwanted sound from the Rugby club training.
Click here for a handout of all the presentation slides. Please scroll down for the details of support organisations who were present at the conference.
INTRODUCTION TO THE PARENT AND CARER ALLIANCE C.I.C. followed by
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE RIGHTS IN CONTEXT OF SEN – Professor Luke Clements, Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice discusses Health and Social Care rights in the context of Special Educational Needs
THE ROLE OF THE EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST IN SPECIAL EDUCATION – Melanie Hartgill, Independent Educational Psychologist
THE ROLE OF THERAPY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION – Nancy Arnaud, Independent Speech and Language Therapist and Patricia Rush, Independent Occupational Therapist
SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS LAW AND TRIBUNAL – Shazia Akhtar, Barrister, Gatehouse Chambers and Rukhsana Koser, Partner, Education Lawyers, Langley Wellington
In addition to the slides included within the handout above, the Noddy ‘No-Nonsense’ Guide To Sen Law, which was provided to conference attendees, can be accessed if you click here
EXCLUSIONS AND DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAW – Wendy Rainbow, Legal Team, IPSEA
OUT OF SCHOOL AND OUT OF MIND: ENSURING CHILDREN OUT OF SCHOOL GET A GOOD EDUCATION – Jessica Kong, Investigator Local Government Ombudsman
Active Impact – Working to create fun opportunities for disabled and non-disabled young people together
Barnwood Trust – our vision is to create the best possible environment in Gloucestershire for disabled people and people with mental health challenges to make the most of their lives
Cerebra – the charity dedicated to helping families with children with brain conditions discover a better life together
Define Fine – Parent Peer Support for School Attendance Difficulties
Every Cloud Play & Creative Arts Therapy – Child-centred play therapy for children and young people in Gloucestershire
Mark Bates & The Independent Living Group – Supporting Your Independence
National Star College – an independent specialist further education college for people with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries and associated learning difficulties
The Spring Centre – providing care for children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs in Gloucestershire
Whizz Kidz – providing disabled children with the essential wheelchairs and other mobility equipment they need to lead fun and active childhoods