Paul Stanley is an SEN Consultant working in the fields of teacher training and parental guidance. He has delivered a range of courses to teachers and TAs, as well as providing school in-service training. He has advised Heads and lead parent workshops on a range of topics including a whole school approach to Specific Learning Difficulties, IEPs, target setting and measuring progress, Maths and Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyscalculia), as well as Statutory Assessments, Statementing and Annual reviews. Paul also provides advice and guidance for parents of children with SEN on identifying appropriate schools, access to expert assessments, identifying different routes for SEN support, and Statutory Assessments, Statementing and Annual Reviews. He has rewritten Statements, worked with a variety of legal teams as well as representing parents at Tribunals. He has had articles printed in the national press and SEN magazine. The professional advice he gives is based on over 30 years in special education, 16 of which was spent as Head of two independent special schools. In July 2008, he took early retirement from the Headship of Northease Manor having led the school through Ofsted, CSCI/NSC as well as CReSTeD inspections. The Ofsted inspection (Education) of July 2007 concluded that leadership was "exemplary", Northease was "an excellent school" that gave "outstanding value for money" and where the pupils made "oustanding progress". The Ofsted inspection (Boarding) of November 2007 described the boarding and care provision as "outstanding". Paul has been a member of the Incorporated Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) by inspection, is a former Chairman of the Corporate Members of the BDA by election, is a former co-opted member of the BDA Management Board by invitation, is a former member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) by inspection, and is currently a Council Memeber and Trustee of CReSTeD by invitation and election. Paul has visited schools from Portugal to Australia, and has been involved in curriculum development for special needs in Dubai.