Our new special guest, Lynn How, joins Dale for her first episode at The SENDcast. Find out more about Lynn….

Lynn How, Educational Consultant and Editor of Teacher Toolkit  

Positive Young Minds

Lynn is the Editor at Teacher Toolkit. With 20 years of primary teaching and SLT experience, she has been an Assistant Head, Lead Mentor for ITT and SENCO. She loves to write and also has her own SEMH and staff mental health blog: www.positiveyoungmind.com. Lynn holds an MA in Education, NASENCO and NPQH. Her particular areas of interest are wellbeing (staff and pupil), SEND, children’s mental health, leadership, mentoring and coaching. Recently she has started an Educational Consultancy business for SEND (SEND support) and Teacher Wellbeing (The Wellbeing Lady). You can find her teacher coaching group on Facebook; a group for those wishing to improve their work life balance in school or who need support in moving out of teaching:

Contact Lynn:



Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/PositiveYoungMind  


Instagram @positive_young_minds 

Recent and upcoming:

Children’s book ‘Your Rainbow’ out October 2022 (SEMH linked).  

SEND station New SENCO training – have trained 125 SENCOs so far this term.  

Nexus award for Spotlight on Wellbeing for my teacher coaching group, meets and blog posts. 

Twinkl best blog award (2021) 

Working with Sensible SENCO Abigail Hawkins on wellbeing for SENCOs 

+Teacher Toolkit  

Lynn How
The SENDcast
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Lynn’s new book ‘SENDCo Survival’ is now available to pre-order. It is a practical, accessible & informative guide to surviving (and thriving) as a SENDCo.

Upcoming SENDcast episodes:

Becoming a SENCO – Where to start?

SENCO Workload and Wellbeing

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