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Welcome to the SEND gateway

Welcome to the SEND gateway, the home of Whole School SEND - hosted by nasen. 

The SEND gateway is an online portal offering education professionals free, easy access to high quality information, resources and training for meeting the needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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The home of Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND Consortium brings together schools, organisations and individuals who are committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND can achieve their potential at school.

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What Works?

Find out what works for children and young people with SEND, with research and resources structured around the four broad areas of need.


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The SEND Forums

The SEND Forums are three independent e-communities for those involved in the education of children and young people with SEND: The SENCO Forum, The SLD Forum and The SENDICT Forum

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Join for free

Join our growing community to help boost your professional portfolio and save you and your setting time and money.  As a 
member you will receive excellent support, tools, CPD opportunities and resources to help meet the needs of ALL pupils.

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Publication Subscription

This service will provide you with hard copies of our sector-leading bi-monthly magazine, ‘nasen Connect’, and access to all three of nasen’s well-established and respected academic journals.

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Annual Webinar Pass

This pass provides access to all of nasen’s CPDL webinars, of which we are committed to delivering at least 70 throughout the year. Unable to attend the live event? We will send you details on how to access the recordings, to make sure you never miss out!

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SENCO Support Service

A comprehensive information support hub designed for SENCOs. Our online hub is organised into useful topics to help resolve all of your SEND queries. Can’t find what you’re looking for online? You’ll be able to reach out directly to our Education Team.

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International Membership

We are constantly striving to work alongside international projects to strengthen the work we undertake with professionals and help support with research, training and resources. For our international colleagues, nasen membership is available for £50 a year.

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