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nasen - Early Years SEND Resources

Nasen House,
4 - 5 Amber Business Village,
Amber Close,
B77 4RP
Telephone: 01827 311500


Who we are:

nasen (The National Association for Special Educational Needs) is a charity that supports professionals who work with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).


What we do:

nasen offers advice, training (both face to face and online), resources, access to research as part of our membership.

There are different levels of membership, one of which is free. 

Each membership level has different levels of benefits and access to resources.

Early Years Resources

Through funding from the Department for Education, nasen  has produced some FREE training resources specifically aimed at the Early Years sector, to help practitioners in:

  • the identification of children with SEND

and with

  • supporting children with SEND

The resources can all be accessed online at no cost.

Register with nasen, login and then begin to use them.

The resources are available in a range of format to suit everyone:

  • webcasts
  • mini-guides
  • online CPD,
  • and face-to-face training materials

On the Early Years SEND homepage of the nasen website, you can watch a short video which explains how to use the resources, along with information for Early Years leaders or setting's SENCos.

Find the resources here:

Hard copies of the four mini-guides can be requested and will be sent in the post. If this is your preference please contact the service directly. 

Other Details

Who is eligible?

Register as a member of nasen – Bronze membership is free

Referral required?


What to do if you have a complaint

To discuss any concerns contact nasen.

Phone: 01827 311500

Can parents & young people buy this service as part of their SEND personal budget?


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