The SEND Code of Practice states that the UK Government is committed to inclusive education of disabled children and young people and the progressive removal of barriers to learning and participation in mainstream education.
The Equality Act 2010 classifies disability as having a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities.
Children and young people with SEND are all different and have individual needs. Each service will consider context including age, family circumstances and setting when allocating support.
A termly meeting, which will include a presentation of 5 or 6 iPad apps for different areas of education as well as a look at how to make use of accessibility functions. There will be live demos and opportunities for Q and A and discussions around what future networking sessions could focus on.