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SOS!SEN Anniversary Conference - Changing Lives


Saturday, 13 January 2018 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

SOS!SEN Anniversary Conference - Changing Lives

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The Changing Lives conference celebrates SOS!SEN’s 15th Anniversary and the success of everyone involved, from parents and carers, the professionals to our tireless SOS!SEN team in changing the lives of children and young people with SEN and Disabilities.   


This is an informative event and includes presentations from our eminent speakers together with smaller Discussion Groups later in the day, finishing with a plenary forum.


Right Hon. John Bercow MP,  Speaker House of Commons



Professor Dorothy Bishop, Experimental Psychology Oxford University. Special interest: Developmental Language Disorders 

Developmental Language Disorder is Common – Why haven’t we heard of it?


Judge Jane McConnell, Lead - First Tier Tribunal SENDIST  

Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal; a view from the Tribunal – Challenges and Opportunities           


Louise Williams, Member British Association of Occupational Therapists

Sensory Processing


Angela Jackman,  Solictor, Education Law and Socical Care, CPD consultant, City Law School, Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors


Discussion Groups


16-25 Years – What help is out there?
Adam Otterway Friel,  Solicitor, Education Law, Sinclairslaw Ltd

Mark Greaves,  Barrister at Old Square Chambers and Former Director of the Schools Exclusions Project


SEN and Social Care
Angela Jackman and Eleanor Wright, Solicitor, Education Law and Coordinator of SOS!SEN


Chill out and Chat

Facilitated by the SOS!SEN,  Team a chance to speak with other parents and professionals and an opportunity to ask any SEN related questions  




How do I Book the Afternoon Discussion Groups?

Timescales allow for two sessions to be attended, please indicate your choice when you are in the ticket booking page.  Every effort will be made to ensure you have the sessions you have selected, but spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.


Will there be Food and Refreshments?

tea/coffee and a light lunch, please indicate if you have any special dietary requirements when you are in the ticket booking page


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is not a minimum age, however the conference is an informative event and as such not suitable for children.  All attendees must be ticketed.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Situated within the Shoreditch Triangle, with easy access to both the City and Brick Lane Market, the Human Rights Action Centre has excellent public transport links and is minutes’ walk from Old Street and Liverpool Street stations (Underground) and Shoreditch High Street station. (Overground).  It is easy to reach via many cycle routes and there is a Santander Cycle docking station just outside.


Is the venue wheelchair friendly?

The whole building is wheelchair accessible and is also equipped with hearing loops.

Do you have questions about SOS!SEN Anniversary Conference - Changing Lives? Contact SOS!SEN

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When & Where

Amnesty International UK
17-25 New Inn Yard
EC2A 3EA London
United Kingdom

Saturday, 13 January 2018 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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What We Do


We offer a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

We concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and procedural maze which is so daunting to so many who try to obtain satisfactory provision for a child’s special needs.

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