SEND e-learning: Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
This e-learning course has been designed to support the professional development of those who work, or are training, in the field of SEND. It's also a useful tool for parents/carers and anyone interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of SEND.

Please note
  • You can now access each module of the course individually. You will need to allow approximately two to three hours to complete the course in its entirety.
  • Once all modules have been completed, the menu page will display this.
  • Once you have completed the course, you can download a completion certificate for your records
  • You can also download the course in a PDF PowerPoint presentation format (16,546KB)

Select here to begin

Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline
The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline remains available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care.

Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling 0800 046 8687

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm