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NEWS: ‘Walkie Talkies” support SENAC

Support the Walkie Talkies If you feel you could give even a small amount the team would be extremely grateful. By sponsoring our small team of walkers you will help change the lives of children and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities in Northern Ireland. Click here to donate securely

SEN provision in Northern Ireland – your chance to influence future provision

The Dept of Education NI are consulting on the new SEN Regulations and the SEN Code of Practice.  The SEN Regulations and The SEN Code of Practice are key to the effective delivery of the SEN system.

This is your opportunity to voice your opinion and influence the future of SEN provision

Closing date:  5pm on Tuesday 5th March 2021

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SEASONED STROLLERS – walking for SENAC

Patricia, Rosie and Eamonn are walking 9 miles in the 2019 Belfast City to raise vital funds for SENAC. Please sponsor us on our walk – you will be making a BIG difference to the lives of children with special needs, disabilities and learning difficulties and to the lives of their families. If you would … Read more…

Re-advertisement TRIBUNAL REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary Maternity Cover) 2019

CLOSED. SENAC  wish to appoint a Temporary Tribunal Representative to cover Maternity Leave for our independent SEN Tribunal Support and Representation Service. The Tribunal Representative will deliver an independent advice and representation service on SEN appeals for families appealing to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST) Temporary Post, Maternity Cover 30 hours per week. … Read more…

CONFERENCE – Impact of Trauma on Care Experienced Children

The Special Educational Needs Advice Centre (SENAC) are hosting a conference to raise awareness and understanding of the impact of trauma on care experienced children and young people. Key note presentation by Louise Bombèr, Strategic Attachment Lead Teacher & Therapist and Eminent Author on Attachment will deliver a 90 min keynote speech: ‘The Human Bridge Towards Recovery-Settling … Read more…

Run For SENAC RELAY TEAM

Tracy, Gavin, Claire, Big Niall and Wee Niall will be joining around 2,000 other teams in following the same route as the main Marathon Race, split into five legs. Tracy who brought the team together commented ” many of us do not run regularly so this has been a bit of a shock to the … Read more…

Patricia & Catriona stride out to help SENAC

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 13K walk 1 May 2017 Once again Patricia and her daughter Catriona are walking 13k to help raise money for SENAC. Every year more and more children with learning disabilities are in need of SENAC’s support and we want to continue to meet their need for additional support in school. … Read more…

Vacancy – Children’s Advocate

Children’s Advocate – CLOSED The Special Educational Needs Advice Centre (SENAC) wishes to appoint a Children’s Advocate to provide an independent advice and advocacy service for families of children with special educational needs and disability on the special educational needs system in Northern Ireland. SENAC is a charity supporting over 800 children and young people and … Read more…

VACANCY – Tribunal Representative – Closed

SENAC wish to appoint a Tribunal Representative to provide independent advice, support and representation on SEN Appeals for families appealing to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST). Closing Date: Monday 7th November 2016, no later than 2.00pm.    

Advice Line 028 9079 5779

For advice about your child’s education please contact our Advice Line to speak to one of our advisers.

During the Covid-19 pandemic the Advice Line will continue to operate its usual hours from 10am to 1pm Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.

For the foreseeable future, all calls to SENAC will go through this number so for all other enquiries please also ring us on 028 9079 5779 Monday to Friday from 10am -1pm

Contact us

Graham House,
Knockbracken Healthcare Park,
Saintfield Road, Belfast BT8 8BH.

Office Enquiries: 028 9070 5654
Office Email: info@senac.co.uk

Office email cannot be used for advice queries, for education advice please contact our Advice Line

Limited Company No. NI48698
Charity No. NIC101355

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