30 episodes

We are the UK’s leading provider of specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions, Asperger’s Syndrome, speech, language and communication needs) and complex learning needs.

Special Educational Needs Witherslack Group

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

We are the UK’s leading provider of specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions, Asperger’s Syndrome, speech, language and communication needs) and complex learning needs.

    Episode 1- SENsational: Working positively with your child‘s school

    Episode 1- SENsational: Working positively with your child‘s school

    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. 

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Supporting Leaders in Education - Staff Wellbeing

    Supporting Leaders in Education - Staff Wellbeing

    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.  


     

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Be Inspired Podcast - Episode 1 - Mental Health at Work

    Be Inspired Podcast - Episode 1 - Mental Health at Work

    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 

    • 26 min
    Supporting parents and carers - sleep support

    Supporting parents and carers - sleep support

    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. 

    • 46 min
    Supporting your child's mental health podcast

    Supporting your child's mental health podcast

    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.  


     

    • 35 min
    Leaders in Education - A Vision for the Future

    Leaders in Education - A Vision for the Future

    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.


     

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

audreyhepburn68 ,

Fantastic resource

What a great resource for families and staff alike. Brilliant!

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