Hailed as the ‘best ever Exchange ‘ the feedback from the 111 attendees at this week’s two sessions held at Birkenhead Town Hall was pleasingly really positive.

Evaluation from November Exchanges

We enjoyed a great spread of speakers and attendees. Information sharing, SEND support organisations, Well-being and an update on many of the newly introduced SEND interventions. Thank you to all who attended and those who kindly presented.

Poppy Cain – Wirral SEND Local Offer Apprentice gave a presentation on Youth Voice and the range of SEND support she’s been involved with.

Poppy’s Youth Voice update

Claire Owens – Director of Next Chapter in Wallasey presented on well-being strategies and support available for families, children & young people and Parent/Carers.

Well-being tips – Pressure points self help

Alex Newman – SENCO from Overchurch Infants Primary shared news on the fabulous work the children, their parent/carers and teachers have been doing to raise awareness of a neuro-diverse school and community resulting in them winning an award from the ADHD Foundation for being the first  Neuro diverse friendly school in the country! Congratulations to Headteacher Mr Elliott and his team.

Overchurch Infant ADHD Friendly School

Catherine O’Connor – Wirral’s Principal Educational Psychologist updated SENCOs on recent SEND interventions and how to access them for the benefit of their setting.

Local Offer Info Sheet November SENCO Exchanges 2019

Sally Tittle – Local Offer Update with an emphasis on the requested improvements to the Before School section and Wirral organisations offering SEND family support. Notes taken from the recent ADHD Foundation Conference are also available for SENCOs.

LOCAL OFFER UPDATE NOVEMBER 2019

ADHD Foundation Conference 2019 Notes to share

 

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