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From politics to the playground: Putting childhood-acquired brain injury on the timetable

13 August 2020  
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Dr Emily Bennett and Dr Gemma Costello have published an article on childhood acquired brain injury in the July 2020 issue of NASEN Connect. The article discusses the hidden nature of acquired brain injury (ABI) and makes suggestions for teachers and schools to increase awareness of ABI. 


You can read the article here and access the full publication here (please note access to the full edition is for NASEN members only)


Emily and Gemma are key members of NABLES – the National Acquired Brain Injury in Learning and Education Syndicate. NABLES is a UKABIF sub group which aims to take forward the recommendations of the All Party Parliamentary Group on ABI’s Report: Acquired Brain Injury and Neurorehabilitation: Time for Change. The publication discusses the issues with education in detail as it is a key area for reform.


NASEN Connect is a bi-monthly magazine which is circulated to members the National Association for Special Educational Needs - a membership charity organisation that supports all education practitioners. NASEN provides Continuing Professional Development (CPD), resources, advice, information to enable all staff to meet the needs of all their pupils. It aims is to keep readers up to date with developments in SEND and to raise awareness of different issues relating to SEND offering practical considerations as to how they might be addressed. The magazine is accessed by approximately 3,500 members. 

For more information about NABLES see or @NABLES10. For further details about NASEN see @nasen_org#nasenConnect

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UKABIF is a registered charity number 1128284 and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company Number: 6520608. Address of the Company's Registered Office: Box 2539, Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX