April, 2015:

[News] Welcome SENIA Japan!

SENIA Japan First meetingWe are glad to announce that SENIA Japan is now a reality! Special education advocates and practitioners in Japan have met and discussed the start of SENIA Japan. Their initial mission statement is:
SENIA is a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to supporting children with special learning needs.The SENIA Japan chapter is an extension of the endeavour to advocate for children and their learning. Through the promotion of inclusion we aim to raise awareness of learning differences, diversity in teaching and learning practices and encourage the development of personalised learning experiences for students identified with learning needs.

Congratulations to Srishti, Craig and Luci for starting SENIA Japan! We look forward to your updates.

 

Official SENIA 2016 Website Now Available!

Site-photoThe official SENIA 2016 conference website is now available!

The thirteenth annual SENIA 2016 Conference will be held in the International School of Kuala Lumpur Melawati Campus. The pre-conference will take place on Thursday, 25 February, with the conference proper on Friday, 26 February and Saturday, 27 February.
The three strands of the SENIA 2016 Conference are:
  • Assessment with Diverse Populations
  • Social Emotional Well-Being of Students
  • Executive Functioning
These three strands will be presented by three keynotes who have been confirmed. Dr. Samuel Ortiz will be the keynote speaker for assessment with diverse populations. Julia Cook will be speaking about social emotional well-being of students and Dr. Peg Dawson will speak for executive functioning strand. For profiles of the keynote speakers, click here.