It is time employers realised the benefits of employing young people with learning disabilities

Educating businesses on the benefits of employing Neurodivergent people and those with Learning Disabilities is key to making the changes needed for them to see the invaluable contributions people can make to society.

Poor advice for Post-16: Why Katie & Harvey Price’s long hunt for a suitable college is far from unique

with Ruth Perry, Senior Policy Manager at Natspec We’re approaching the 31st March deadline for updated Education, Health and Care Plans for young people heading towards post-16 SEND provision. Last …

How do you develop a meaningful pathway to employment for young people with SEND?

With Roseanna Gooder – Lead for 16-19 Pathway, Work Related and Vocational Learning at Swiss Cottage School, Development and Research Centre When specialist leader in education, Roseanna Gooder, approached us …

Celebrating neurodiversity: Now, more than ever, we must support one another, whatever our differences

As we enter into a dark time full of danger and uncertainty, it seems almost perverse to write an article about Neurodiversity Celebration Week. As I sit down to write, …

“I’ve been bullied at school for most of my life” How Siena’s helping other autistic young people like her

Tania’s note: I really value being able to feature the voice of young people with SEND on SNJ, as we recently did with Lucy, from Ambitious About Autism.  Today we’re …