Participation - the view from here. Reality not rhetoric is the theme of Nasen's annual conference and resources fair on November 29-30 at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, Stone, Staffordshire.
Speakers include: Peter White, the BBC's disability affairs correspondent; and Candida Hunt, assistant director of Family Links UK. Workshops include: the tier system, and the role of agencies.
Fee: pound;249; pound;199 residential (day rates available).
Nasen, 45 Amber Business Village, Amber Close, Amington, Tamworth B77 4RP, tel: 01827 311500; www.nasen.org.uk
Nasen is also running the following courses:
In-service training regarding specific learning differences, The Holiday Inn, Oxford, October 18, for heads and Sencos. Fee: pound;145, pound;115 members.
Training for teaching assistantslearning support assistants, The De Vere Whites Hotel, Bolton, October 8. Fee: pound;145, pound;115 members.
Beat, rhythm and rhyme - music for profound and multiple learning difficultiesspecific learning difficulties, The Moat House Hotel, St Albans, Hertfordshire. November 15.
Fee: pound;150, pound;120 members.
Nasen (see address above)