Special Educational Needs
SENsational: The Special Educational Needs Podcast - Episode 2 - Managing sibling relationships

SENsational: The Special Educational Needs Podcast - Episode 2 - Managing sibling relationships

November 3, 2021

Managing sibling relationships

In episode 2 of SENsational we are joined by Emma Weaver, Director of the Early Years Service for the ADHD Foundation and Samantha Owens who is a parent, Neurodiversity Advocate and works for the Home Office representing Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing. 

The 40 minute session covers topics such as, helping a child to understand their neurodiversity, introducing neurodiversity to siblings, promoting positive relationships, managing time between children plus some interesting discussions around sibling disagreements!

Our podcast is all about celebrating neurodiversity, empowering parents and carers, strengthening our children's super powers and acknowledging the heroic efforts of neurodiverse families across the country. 

We hope you enjoy listening! 

Be Inspired Podcast - Episode 2 - Mindfulness for staff who are in a demanding role

Be Inspired Podcast - Episode 2 - Mindfulness for staff who are in a demanding role

November 3, 2021

Episode 2 of the Be Inspired Careers Podcast. Professor Sean Duggan talks about mindfulness for staff members who are in demanding roles.

SENsational: The Special Educational Needs Podcast - Episode 1 - Working positively with your child‘s school

SENsational: The Special Educational Needs Podcast - Episode 1 - Working positively with your child‘s school

September 21, 2021

Join us for Episode 1 of SENsational: The Special Educational Needs Podcast. 

Our podcast is all about celebrating neurodiversity, empowering parents and carers, strengthening our children's super powers and acknowledging the heroic efforts of neurodiverse families across the country. 

In this episode, which was recorded over summer 2021, we hear from Janine Drew, Senior Partnership Manager for Witherslack Group and Mike Hussey, Director of School Services for the ADHD Foundation. 

During the session we discuss topics such as positive and negative experiences with school, policies, EHCPs, communication and homework. 

Supporting Leaders in Education - Staff Wellbeing

Supporting Leaders in Education - Staff Wellbeing

September 8, 2021

A podcast discussion between Sarah Roscoe, Head Teacher at Oversands School and Colin Foley, National Training Director for the ADHD Foundation, focusing on how head teachers and senior leaders can help support staff wellbeing within their schools. 

During the podcast Colin and Sarah talk about staff stress, personal experiences, the pace and demands of school life and how a school's values can help support and develop positive wellbeing for staff and in turn pupils as well.  

 

Be Inspired Podcast - Episode 1 - Mental Health at Work

Be Inspired Podcast - Episode 1 - Mental Health at Work

August 25, 2021

Welcome to episode 1 of our new Be Inspired Podcast. Each month, we'll speak to some of the leading experts in SEN Education, Care and Clinical Services. Our podcast is aimed at professionals wanting to help children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

 

If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail events@witherslackgroup.co.uk 

Supporting parents and carers - sleep support

Supporting parents and carers - sleep support

July 16, 2021

A Q & A podcast with Lisa Rudge who is part of the Therapy Team at the ADHD Foundation. 

This podcast offers advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs. 

Supporting your child’s mental health podcast

Supporting your child’s mental health podcast

June 30, 2021

A podcast discussion between Professor Sean Duggan, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network and Catherine Roche, CEO of Place2BE. 

The session provides practical advice for supporting a child's mental health following the pandemic. 

It also offers signposting for parents and carers who are looking for additional support.  

 

Leaders in Education - A Vision for the Future

Leaders in Education - A Vision for the Future

March 23, 2021

Join us for the Supporting Leaders in Education Talking it Through Podcast. 

In this episode we are joined by Sophie Garner, Regional Director of Education for Witherslack Group and Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO of the ADHD Foundation. 

This month we look at the difficulties schools have faced and the opportunities for pupil learning and development that have presented themselves in the last year.

 

Developing a Citizenship and Leadership Curriculum

Developing a Citizenship and Leadership Curriculum

March 3, 2021

Join us for our latest episode in the Supporting Leaders in Education Talking it Through podcast.

In this episode we are joined by Chris Williams, Regional Director for Witherslack Group and Mike Hussey, Director of School Services for the ADHD Foundation who will be chatting about February's topic, Developing a Citizenship and Leadership Curriculum.  

The Recovery Curriculum Podcast

The Recovery Curriculum Podcast

January 18, 2021

Supporting Leaders in Education:  The Recovery Curriculum

Each month we bring expert speakers together to deliver insightful discussions aimed at providing advice and support for Head Teachers, senior leadership team members and all teaching professionals in leadership roles. 

January's topic is the Recovery Curriculum. 

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