Teaching for Neurodiversity Resources – Engaging Learners with SEND


These resources support the DfE funded training which ran across England from September 2016 until 31st March 2017. 

These training sessions are now available as webinars and all the resources mentioned in the webinars can be accessed below. All resources and videos are free to access, download and use.

Through the training you will Learn About:

  • The range of neurodiversities
  • How different Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) overlap
  • Identifying the signs of SpLDs
  • Teaching strategies to support learners with neurodiversity
  • How to pass knowledge learnt on to your colleagues

Take Away:

  • Tools to help identify and build SpLD profiles
  • Access to informative resources on neurodiversity and SpLDs
  • Information about how to signpost for further actions
  • Knowledge and skills to help you and your team meet the requirements of theSEND Code of Practice

Delegate Packs:

Download PowerPoint Presentations and resources to support cascading this training throughout your settings. There are a range of resources targeted at those working with Primary, Secondary, and Post-16 learners.

Webinars and further supporting resources for this Neurodiversity Training are available. Webinars can be accessed through this link: http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/about/projects/webinar-recordings

All Phases

A Guide to SpLD copy Neurodiversity SpLD Checklist-computer based Combined SpLD checklist computer based copy MMU Evaluation Instructions


Teaching for Neurodiversity Primary Cascade version PowerPoint Pupil Profile primary Combined checklist_EYFS Combined checklist_Primary Teaching for Neurodiversity Primary Cascade PDF with notes Neurodiversity SpLD Checklist-Primary paper-based Neurodiversity SpLD Checklist-EYFS paper-based


Teaching for Neurodiversity Secondary Cascade Powerpoint Pupil Profile Secondary Combined Checklist Secondary paper-based Neurodiversity SpLD Checklist-Secondary paper-based Teaching for Neurodiversity Secondary Cascade PDF with notes


Teaching for Neurodiversity Post-16 Cascade Powerpoint Student Profile Post-16 Combined Checklist Post-16 paper-based Neurodiversity SpLD Checklist- Post-16 paper-based Teaching for Neurodiversity Post-16 Cascade PDF with notes

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