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SENDirect

Launch of SENDirect will help families like mine, I CAN Chief Executive Virginia Beardshaw

I remember how lost I felt when my youngest child was diagnosed with speech and language problems. In that antique pre-internet era I couldn’t find anything out about what was wrong, or what to do, or where to go to get help. Misery and frustration resulted. adly, evidence from parents today suggests that not a lot has changed. Most parents …

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SENDirect

Join I CAN and our partners to support families to find, receive and request the services they need by I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw.

I am proud to announce the launch of a pilot website SENDirect.org.uk. SENDirect will enable parents, professionals and young people across England to search for and compare services for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).  The services cover a very wide range of activities – from  play schemes to schools and cinemas.  SENDirect’s explicit aim is to give children, young people …

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SENDirect

Introducing SENDirect

As the SEN reforms make their torturous way through Parliament, the voluntary sector needs to shift its thinking forward into implementation mode. The change involved is ambitious:  nothing less than a systems change in which families, local authorities, schools and health services and the voluntary sector all need to learn new skills. Genuine person centred planning lies at the heart …

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