As the UK's largest show in the sector, the Tes SEND Show brings together expertise from across the sector to help you bring learning alive for pupils with SEND.

Through a rich mix of content spread across two days, you will:

  • gain the latest policy updates and what recommendations mean for you in practice
  • take home tools and strategies at the cutting-edge of SEND provision
  • put your questions to policy influencers
  • share your successes and challenges with your peers
  • test the latest products and receive exclusive offers from exhibitors
Keep reading to discover the unparalleled CPD seminar programme and free-to-attend show highlights.


The Tes SEND Show is for everyone involved in education, particularly special educational needs education, including:
  • SEND practitioners in all settings
  • SENDCos
  • Local authority children’s and families’ services
  • Commissioners of services
  • Early help teams
  • Counsellors and therapists
  • CAMHS professionals
  • Youth service leaders
  • Health and wellbeing boards
  • Children and family social workers
  • Public health professionals
  • Children’s and young people’s charities
  • Educational psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Education welfare officers
  • School governors
  • Primary and secondary school headteachers and deputies
  • Heads of year
  • Pastoral leads and subject heads
  • Classroom teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Nursery and children's centre managers
  • Children's social workers
  • Foster care and residential care managers
  • Heads of evaluation and evidence
  • The academic community
  • Occupational therapists
  • Paediatricians


Curated by the show's Head of Content, Beverley Walters, the seminar programme brings together the most essential topics of the moment, delivered by leading SEND experts. 

Topics include:

  • effective use of technology
  • inclusion
  • multi-sensory teaching
  • interoception - the science of body language
  • mental health support
  • collaborative working
  • dyslexia, autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and much more
Sessions cost just £20+VAT.
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Special features

Explore the huge range of seminars, workshops, panel discussions and more available across the two days. From demonstrations of the latest assistive tech to the unique experiences of parents of children with SEND, and more, there's something for everyone at the Tes SEND Show. 

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CPD-certified seminars

Expert-led CPD-certified seminars on topics vital to best practice

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Opening keynote panel discussions

Join the discussion with key SEND leaders and policy influencers

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Parent, Carer and Teacher Forum

Learn from the experiences of parents, carers and teachers of children with SEND

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Exhibitor Workshop Theatre

Hands-on, interactive workshops from exhibitors on SEND matters of the moment

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Exhibitor Spotlight Theatre

Informative, 30-minute presentations on the latest products to support best practice

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Discuss challenges and solutions with peers in this informal session

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