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NEWS: Parent giving back

Stephen is a member of our Board of Directors and is also a parent that has used SENAC’s services to help him get support in school for his child. In appreciation for the support he received from SENAC Stephen has very generously set up a fundraising page in lieu of presents for his birthday To … Read more…

NEWS: Could you be SENAC’s new Chair?

CLOSING DATE: Friday 31st May 2021 @ 6pm SENAC are seeking an exceptional candidate to be our next Chair. The Board of Directors wish to appoint someone who empathises and understands the nature and aims of the work of the Charity but crucially has the skills to effectively manage a charitable organisation and a limited … Read more…

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…

BLISTER SISTERS for SENAC

  Four of us have decided to do the 13k walk in the 2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon to raise money for this fantastic regional charity. In the last year alone SENAC have helped over 900 families get the right support and resources in school for children with a range of special educational needs, … Read more…

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

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Charity No. NIC101355

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