February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

Being Me: More than DME – Rebecca Howell – Ages 4-18

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Being Me: More than DME – Rebecca Howell – Ages 4-18

Ages 4-18

Young people with dual or multiple exceptionality – DME  -(high ability combined with special educational needs or disability) will have an opportunity to take part in an interactive session with Director of The DME Trust, Rebecca Howell. You will explore what DME means to you, what your strengths and interests are and what issues matter to you. You will then have the opportunity to think about how you could bring about change for the issues that are closest to your heart.

These interactive sessions will take place on Friday 18th and Monday 21st February. These events will not be available as videos.

Session Presenter

Rebecca Howell

Rebecca Howell

Rebeca is Potential Plus UK’s Senior Education Advisor and Director of the DME Trust, a collaboration between Potential Plus UK and nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs).  Rebecca has overall responsibility for Potential Plus UK’s assessment and advice services, developing new services and designs and runs our parent courses. Her background is in educational research and school leadership support. She is currently a Chair of Governors at The Hazeley Academy and a Trustee of the 5 Dimensions Multi-Academy Trust and Steel City Schools Partnership, and is the parent of three children with high learning potential, two of whom have additional learning needs.

Event Hours(2)

  • Fri 18 Feb

    11.30 - 12.30

  • Mon 21 Feb

    11.30 - 12.30

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Potential Plus UK is a leading UK charity in the field of High Learning Potential (gifted/more able) and Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (gifted/more able + special educational need or disability). To find out more about how we support children and young people, their families and schools please see our parent website Potential Plus UK


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