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Janet O’Keefe


Janet qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in London in 1985. She worked initially with children and adults in a range of clinics hospitals and schools including developing her special interest in children with hearing impairment. Janet married Murray in 1989 and moved to East Anglia. She became the Chief Speech and Language Therapist for Paediatrics and Learning Disabilities based at a Child Development Centre in Suffolk. Janet and Murray have 4 sons including a kinship adoption of a child with a major heart condition, adhd and autism. Janet has worked as an independent speech and language therapist since 1997 undertaking Medico-Legal assessments and reports and going with families to court or tribunal as an Expert Witness.

Janet combines working as a therapist with a small number of individual clients, often via zoom, with her Expert Witness work and mentoring parents and professionals via online programmes in their own personal development journey. Her work has also led her to create SEN Conferences and an online community pulling parents, experts and various members of the system together to learn how to address the needs of their children, as well as grow in their understanding of the system. Janet believes that everyone has the right to a voice and for that voice to be heard. Through her own experience and expertise she can show you how to achieve that for yourself, your family or those you work with. Her vision for the future is a world that is fairer, fully integrating and including all in society.

Janet is an author, mentor, speaker and also organiser of SEN Conferences across the UK. She is developing a global online community of parents and professionals.

Murray O’Keefe


Murray qualified as an analytical chemist from Leicester University in 1982.

Murray worked at Leicester University from 1982-1988 in the Geology Department as a Laboratory Technican. Murray worked for Chemex plc from 1988-2000 as Head of Inorganic Analysis.

Murray worked for Johnsson-Matthey plc from 2001-2008 initially in the laboratory and latterly as Regulatory Affairs Specialist.

Murray supports Janet in every way to bring the vision to life. He coordinates all her appointments through The SEN Revolution.


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