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Welcome to Operation Diversity Academy!
The best online Neurodivergence training and support membership site for parents, carers and guardians who want to do more to support and empower their Neurodivergent children and young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) in education and at home.
Every day, we are helping our members navigate through the complex world of Special Education Needs (SEN) identification, assessment, support and services. As a member you will not only have access to our online training seminars, but you will also have access to a wide-range of resources and expert advice to enable you to advocate successfully using the best options available to you and your children. Our dedicated private members VIP Facebook group also offers unlimited access to our team and other members 24/7.
What is the Academy?
Think of it as your one-stop shop for all things SEN, making connections, receiving support, acquiring knowledge, accessing tools, inspiration, strength, strategies, resources and specialist training. Our Academy Live sessions are online seminars that you can watch from the comfort of your own homes, in your pyjamas if you wanted to, without worrying about having to pay out for taking time off work, travelling, accommodation or expensive childcare. They are geared towards helping you as much as humanely possible. We are a passionate to the bones about what we do and dedicated to being there for you when you need us the most!
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We have an amazing range of professionals who have shared their knowledge and experience with you
What are the benefits of becoming a member?
Ultimately, we are going to empower you!
What will happen when you join?
No more going in circles – feeling bogged down, whilst sifting through random information on the internet. We are going to help you get complete clarity around what you need to do in-order to best advocate and support your child or young person.
We will teach and guide you
Once we are clear on where you are at right now in your journey, your challenges, where you might need support and what you would like to achieve, we can signpost you towards the best webinars, masterclasses or resources so that you can get started.
We will help you implement what you learn
Once you have learnt some tried and tested strategies, you can start to implement them. There are opportunities to ask our experts questions, book our Live Q&A sessions or attend our online mixers where you can discuss them with other parents and carers.
We will provide individualised help
You will have access to support 24/ 7. If you have a burning question, need some feedback, suggestions to manage certain dilemmas, a recommendation for a product or you just need support, we are all here to help you (hundreds of us!).
You will have access to our digital library
You will not only have access to all previous specialist SEN seminars, masterclasses and resources in our online digital library but each month, it will be growing with new resources and live sessions happening regularly.
You will get to know other parents and carers
Once you have subscribed you can complete your member profile inside our membership site and connect with other parents nationwide. Some of these members you will meet live on our mixers too!
Our Seminars and Masterclasses
Here’s just a small selection of the sessions you’ll get instant access to when you join.
and so much more...
Don't just take our word for it!
A few words from some of our empowered parents and carers
Sarah is the most committed and inspiring woman I have ever come across (does she even sleep?) I can't express my thanks so will pay it forward instead and make sure I am there to help another parent. And that's the beauty of Operation Diversity; we are all in it together."
There is a real family feel around the members, it really feels like we are all in this together. I no longer feel isolated, lost or overwhelmed as I did before. Now I feel strong, supported and informed."
This group has taught me you should always be your child's biggest advocate, I really wouldn't have had the confidence, vocabulary, or tools to do this without the academy, thanks Sarah Chapman, I’m in awe at the hours she puts into this group, every question gets answered, everyone gets the help they need, having a child with learning difficulties is isolating at times, this groups a great place to not feel alone, I should also mention since joining the academy, Dexter has gone up 4 book bands, got from counting 1-17 to 1-100 an 1-1000 in hundreds, has a support plan in place at school ..... and a new senco."
Operation Diversity Academy is a community with no discrimination against home educators or school-based families, we are all going through the same daily struggles."
The community succeeds because ultimately at its heart is a person who was treated like a failure growing up due to her SEND. The determination to make sure that other children do not have to go through what she did is the life force that has created such an energised community. Taking this one step further Sarah has created a membership site that will help people further than any Facebook community can. Being able to help all within the SEND community be it an individual, a parent, professional, employer, locate help with whatever they need and if it has a cost that the cost is justified."
Sarah and her team of experts are incredibly knowledgeable, they will hold your hand and guide you through step by step.
Having access to the experts and fantastic resources has given me both the confidence and knowledge I need to fight my children’s corner. Thanks OD x."
The ability to ask an expert about strategies to help my daughter from everything from phonics to behaviour issues has really changed our lives and that of our daughter. Knowing you are not alone in this is so important. I love the "mixers" where I can talk to other parents and share information. The monthly subscription is a bargain. Forget searching and reading the web, spending all your time fighting with what you hope is the "right" information. Operation Diversity is your one stop shop for everything you and your family need to know. Sarah and the Team are professional, approachable and empowering."
I spoke to many wonderful people who offered me advice WHENEVER I NEEDED IT and believe me, I was messaging a lot and at various times throughout the day and evening. Much advice was given to us regarding an impending tribunal regarding my son's EHCP content.
There are so many plusses for joining the Academy. The webinars are always relevant and informative they are held on a frequent basis and have helped in my personal and working life. The access to resources as well as the above ensures that the monthly price is amazing value for money. Just do it you won't regret it. Thank you Operation Diversity Academy you leave me believing that there are still those out there who will do what they can to help those in need."
Frequenty asked questions
You have two options. The price of the membership is currently just £19.99 per month or alternatively, you can sign up for our annual subscription offer and pay for just ten months and get two free, saving you £39.89. Both options give you access to all the academy offers, inclusive of our previous sessions! Huge amounts or support, information and advice.
The Operation Diversity Academy costs just 49p a day!
Such a small fee for such a huge package for yourself and the family.
The Academy doors are now open for new members. This opportunity only happens for a few days a year, so this opening needs to be grabbed before you miss out.
Need help and support?
Let us help you, by providing you with the right tools and the right knowledge at the right time. This way, we can help change your lives for the better.
Too often we hear from parents who feel ‘out of their depth’, frustrated and overwhelmed by the sheer challenges they face, whether that is managing challenging behaviour at home or feeling fobbed off by professionals.
Join now, to feel inspired, to take action, as we help support you to learn the skills for your individual SEND journey.
Can I afford it?
Can you afford not to?
A few of our members recently joked that they still be members, long after the kids have left home! However, you can cancel your subscription inside our membership site at any point, should you need to. There is no obligation to stay but rest assured we will be here working hard to support you and your family. Just tell us what you need!
We offer support to all age ranges, from primary years to adults: inclusive of home education, primary and secondary, Further and Higher Education. We also offer support with the transition from education through to employment: preparation for working life.
We are completely committed to making sure that all our members have our undivided attention and so by holding dedicated enrolment periods just a few times a year, we can create an outstanding experience where all our new members are warmly received, supported, and guided to all that the Operation Diversity Academy has to offer.
Enrolement is currently closed
Hello and thank you for your interest in joining the Operation Diversity Academy.
As you have landed on this page it means that enrolment is currently closed. However, we are pleased to announce that the doors to the Operation Diversity Academy open again in 2020 – dates to be announced.
All you need to do is enter your name and email address in the box and you will be the first to know when membership reopens for new registrations. Even better, we will drop some time sensitive discount codes direct to your inbox! You will need to be quick to snap up the codes before they expire!!!
See you on the inside!
Founder and CEO, Operation Diversitiy
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When you join us today – not only will you be buzzing with excitement and encouragement, you’ll have everything you need to make it happen.