Free Early Years SEND Resources

nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) have launched a series of free SEND resources designed specifically for the early year’s education professional.

Resources include:

• a number of bitesize, informative training webcasts;

Focus on SEND: 9 hours of flexible online CPD;

• a set of mini guides;

face to face training tools that you can utilise in your own setting.

The nasen project is funded through the Department for Education (DfE) and will also facilitate a number of groups that will come together to reflect on best practice amongst early years settings.   

How to access the resources

All of the resources are available on the nasen website – simply visit

Accessing these resources couldn’t be easier – after a simple registration process, which also entitles each user to a FREE nasen bronze membership, you can come back and access the resources any time you like.

More about nasen

nasen is a charity organisation which has been operating since 1992.

They support thousands of practitioners by providing relevant knowledge, training and resources required to enable staff to meet all pupils’ needs.

Working with dedicated educational professionals, nasen aims to ensure that practice for special and additional needs is both effective and current. have been chosen by nasen to help deliver this DfE funded project which aims to improve the outcomes for more than 50,000 children in early years’ settings across the country.

nasen offers a range of membership packages to suit the needs of all education professionals working with children and young people with SEND.

For more information about becoming a member, please visit or call 01827 311500.

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