Important update

The UK government recently announced that the planned return of public conferences and events from 1st October has now been paused. As a result, we are currently reviewing our plans for the Tes SEN Show in January.

We will be in touch shortly to share further updates.

Thank you for your continued patience and support.

Bring learning alive for pupils with special educational needs

Visit the UK's leading special educational needs (SEN) show on 8 - 9 January 2021 and discover the tools, resources and support to empower young learners with SEN.

Register free and book seminars now!

40+ speakers include

Carol Allen

Educational Advisory Teacher

Martin Bailey

Animate 2 Educate Ltd / Lanchester EP Primary School / Durham University

Director / Digital Enrichment Leader / Lecturer

Charlotte Bjerregaard

Familiepsykologisk Praksis


Professor Sonia Blandford

Achievement for All


Venessa Bobb

A2ndvoice CIC


Prof Adam Boddison

nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs)

Chief Executive

Matt Bromley

Bromley Education

Education advisor

Kate Browning

School Improvement for SEND Education Consultant

Pat Bullen


SEND Consultant and PfA regional facilitator

Maria Catterick

FASD Network UK


Dr Jonny Craig

Applied Psychologies

Educational Psychologist and Director

Sarah-Jane Critchley

Different Joy Partnership


Richard Daniel Curtis

National Educational Leaders in Mental Health Programme

Programme Director

Dame Christine Lenehan, DBE

Council for Disabled Children


Dr Evelina Dimopoulou

Whitefield Academy Trust

Vice Principal

Steve Edmonds

National Governance Association (NGA)

Director of Advice and Guidance


CDC young people's advisory group

Jane Friswell

Jane Friswell SEND Consultancy

SEND Consultant & Parent Advocate

Abigail Gray

Senworks Ltd

Special Education Consultant and Author

Kim Griffin


Occupational Therapist

Emma Griffiths

NW Autism & SEND Consultancy

Senior Autism Consultant

Jane Gurnett

Act for Autism

Founder, Act for Autism

André Imich

Department for Education (DfE)

SEN and Disability Professional Adviser

Alison Knowles

Ollie and his Super Powers


Dr David Lamb

Applied Psychologies

Educational Psychologist and Director

Amy Loxley


Speech and Language Advisor

Becky Lyddon

Sensory Spectacle

Founder of Sensory Spectacle

Neil MacKay

Action Dyslexia


Sherann Hillman MBE

Seashell Trust

Head of Family Services

Jackie Muggleton

South Gloucestershire Adviser

SEN Adviser

Liz Murray

Spotlight Education Support

Educational Consultant/Assistant Headteacher

Dr Susie Nyman

The Sixth Form College, Farnborough

Curriculum Manager for Health and Social Care

Anne Longfield OBE

Children’s Commissioner for England

Asha Patel

Founder of Innovating Minds

Tigger Pritchard


Advocate, Consultant and Trainer

Dr Tina Rae

Tina Rae Well Being Training and Consultancy

Educational and Child Psychologist

Julie Revels

Church Park Consultant

Early Years SEND Consultant and Trainer

Michael Ritson

Ace Centre

Senior AAC Consultant

Judy Shaw


National President

Al Start

Go Kid Music

Children’s Songwriter / Creative Director

Philippa Stobbs

Council for Disabled Children

Assistant Director

Pernille Thomsen



Susannah Thomson

Speech Freedom

Speech and Language Therapist

Geena Vabulas

Policy Connect / Ace Centre

Policy Manager for Assistive Technology / Senior AAC Consultant

James Waller

Sunningdale Teaching School / EQUALS

Specialist Leader of Education / Deputy Head Teacher

Beverley Walters

Tes SEN Show

Head of content

Dr Trisha Waters

Centre for Therapeutic Storywriting

Educational Therapist

Sarah Wedderburn


SEND Teacher and Lecturer

"The best SEN show in the country"

Alan Wood, Managing Director, Learning Materials


#SENShowSeries: What’s new in the world of SEND?

During this free-to-attend session, educational consultant Lorraine Petersen OBE outlines the latest DfE updates on SEND for schools returning after six months of lock-down. Attendees also discovered information regarding Ofsted inspections including news about the latest Ofsted and CQC Local Area inspections and what these might look like in the future.
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