SEND and accessibility

At Pearson we celebrate differences.

We strive to remove barriers for learners, creating equitable experiences for those with diverse needs, including disabilities, neurodiversity, and varied communication and language needs.

Teaching and learning resources

British Sign Language Time

British Sign Language Time

Action on Hearing Loss worked with the UK’s best known sign song performer to produce a series of fun and educational videos teaching the basics of British Sign Language.

Learn more about BSL

Succeeding with SEND

Succeeding with SEND

Explore the journeys of SEND students in an exclusive series, delving into diagnosis and the support they received to enable them to succeed throughout their education.

Watch the series

Nasen's free membership

A charitable membership organisation that exists to support and champion those working with, and for, children and young people with SEND and learning differences.

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What does inclusion mean to you?

What does inclusion mean to you?

"Everyone's achieving at their own pace, in their own way. Being accepted, no matter what."

We asked teachers and students what inclusion means to them.

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Products

Explore our intervention, SEN and assessment products to support primary and secondary aged learners.

Qualifications and assessments

Qualifications

Our qualifications are designed to be accessible for all learners. See some examples of how we’re changing them to reflect the diverse range of backgrounds and learning styles of students today.

GCSE English Language 2.0 GCSE Maths GCSE French, German and Spanish 2024

Onscreen assessment

We’re working alongside the education community to harness technology where it can positively impact schools' and students' assessment experiences.  

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Exam special requirements

Some candidates may have special needs during their examinations. In such cases, centres can apply for special requirements on their behalf. 

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Clinical assessment

Discover our range of resources and assessments that can help support children and young adults with their mental health or Special Educational Needs. 

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Mental health and wellbeing

Packed with resources suitable for teachers, parents and young people. You’ll be able to find resources from advice on coping with anxiety to fun activities to support wellbeing. 

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Latest blogs

  • Diversity is so much more than data – we need to capture the human stories, now!

    Writing a piece exploring the opportunities inclusivity offers seemed like a pretty straightforward task. Find some stats, look at some research, read up on a few ‘experts’ and write an article littered with percentages and data…easy! 

    That is what Inclusivity has now become after all - a series of research, a plethora of experts and survey after survey churning out a load of stats, repeating the message over and over again that “We need more Diverse books”. 

  • Myth busting series: Online tutoring isn’t tailored for pupils with SEND

    How many times have you heard these myths?  Pupils with SEND can’t engage via a screen, pupils with SEND will struggle to build a relationship with their tutor, online tutoring isn’t tailored for pupils with SEND. 

    With the right, relaxed conditions and with students, teachers, SENCos and tutors all on the same page, every online tutoring session can count.