Our new special guest, Abigail Hawkins, joins Dale for her first episode at The SENDcast. Find out more about Abigail….
Abigail Hawkins, SEN Consultant
SENDCO Solutions Limited & SENsible SENCO Community Interest Company
Abigail runs SENDCO Solutions, a SEN consultancy, and SENsible SENCO CIC, a not-for-profit networking support group. She has been a SENCO for over 25 years and has taught a multitude of subjects across all phases from 2-year-olds to adults. Abigail works with software companies developing supportive software for SEN and Safeguarding purposes and has developed and delivers on a teaching assistant apprenticeship programme. She authored several books on SEN and exclusions, and runs a support network for over 9000 SENCOs.
Until recently, Abigail was the Chair of Governors for 3 schools in the East Midlands and she still works as a SENCO for part of her week. Abigail has a no-nonsense, practical approach to SEN issues faced by schools. She was one of the three lead voices on a series of SEN webinars delivered over the lockdowns amassing an audience of over 12000 viewers and she uses modern approaches to share SEN-related information including a successful YouTube channel.
Email – email@example.com
Twitter – @sendcosolutions
Facebook – Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sensiblesenco
Recent and upcoming:
- Approach It, Map It, Manage It – https://amzn.to/3ab59Do
- The SENDCO – https://amzn.to/3yFCYGt
- School Exclusion – https://amzn.to/3by6ULj
Key note speaker:
- Barnsley SEND Conference
- Oldham SEND Conference
- Avanti Learning Trust
Weekly SEN Network/CPD meetings for the SENsible SENCO community. Details available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/sensible-senco-33587615959