Conferences and courses
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Supporting Deaf People, an online conference taking place March 10-16, will include presentations on educational interpreting and consumer perceptions of sign language, and a discussion about the working practices of language tutors with deaf students.
Communicate-ed is running a course on access arrangements for GCSE and GCE, Gatwick, March 11; and one on positive behaviour management, central London, March 15. Fee: pound;95. Contact Carol Greenslade Tel: 01628 776492 www.communicate-ed.org.uk
Seminars at the Education Show's Special Needs Village at NEC Birmingham, March 17-19, include partnership with parents; involving students with SEN and disabilities in KS3 classes; and teaching the brain to read. Free entry to the resources exhibition.
Tel: 0870 429 4580 www.education-show.com Current trends in theory and practice will be explored at Speech, Language and Communication Needs, a conference at Warwick University, March 19-20, organised by the National Association of Professionals concerned with Language Impairment in Children (NAPLIC). Speakers include Professor Dorothy Bishop, Oxford University. Fee: pound;315; pound;255 members residential. Non-residential rates available. Contact Carol Lingwood Tel: 01273 381009 www.naplic.org.uk
SpecialneedsIT Bolton 2005 will be held in Bolton, May 23-24. It is organised by Inclusive Consultancy and Training, includes free How-IT-Works seminars and is held alongside Special Needs North, organised by the National Association for Special Educational Needs and the Publishers'
www.inclusive.co.ukexhibitions www.publishers.org.ukspecialneeds "Inclusion: celebrating diversity?", the International Special Education Conference, will be held in Glasgow, August 1-4. Speakers include Mel Ainscow, Manchester University; Chen Yun Ying, National Institute of Educational Research, China; Elliot Eisner, Stanford University. The forum will explore best practice and new ideas. Fee: pound;250 (before March 31), pound;290 after; student and day rates available. Rooms at special rates are available through Glasgow Tourist Board.
Tel: 0141 950 3052 www.isec2005.org.uk