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FREE Tickets to Geronimo Festival

Some awesome news! We recently got offered free tickets to this bank holiday weekend's Geronimo Festival (Saturday 25th May, Sunday 26th May, Monday 27th May), courtesy of Hits Radio Cash for Kids. Image source: geronimofest.com Dubbed as "Glastonbury for Kids", Geronimo Festival is a

By |2019-05-21T19:59:10+00:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Learn More About the New Autism Assessment Pathway

In July of last year, we blogged about the new "autism pathway" that was scheduled to be piloted in South Manchester later in the year. The project has since been launched and the "autism steering group" would like to invite parents to attend a meeting

Info Sharing: Free Information Sessions for Parent-Carers

Contact and Rodney House Outreach for Early Years (RHOSEY) would like to invite parents and carers of children aged 0–7 who have additional needs or a disability to book onto the following welcoming, relaxed and informative sessions: Session 1: Tuesday 7th May 2019: Information and

By |2019-04-28T14:58:10+00:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

Things to Do in Manchester Over the Easter Weekend

Are you looking to take your child(ren) out over the remaining days of the Easter holiday but don't know where to go? Check out the following SEND-friendly places and events that you could visit with the family over the weekend... Manchester Duck Race Friday, 19

A note from the People’s History Museum (PHM): what we have learnt from our families

Following PHM's SEND-friendly Family Day last January - an initiative co-produced with Manchester Parent Champions and attended by a number of SEND families, including some MPCF members - we invited Liz Thorpe, People's History Museum's Learning Officer, to write about the day. Here is her

A Letter to Parent-Carers from Manchester’s SEND Lead

Manchester City Council's SEND Lead, Julie Hicklin | Photo Credit: Preparing for Adulthood Julie Hicklin, Manchester City Council's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Lead, recently sent us a letter to be shared to parent-carers of children and young people with SEND in Manchester.

By |2019-03-19T17:36:16+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

SEND-Friendly Events for Spring Half-term

Half-term can sometimes be a tricky time for all parents, much more for parent-carers of children and young people (CYP) with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). Aside from it being a break from the routine that very much helps our children (specially those with

Info Sharing: People’s History Museum’s SEND-Friendly Family Day

On Sunday, the 27th of January, the People's History Museum would like to invite families to their SEND-friendly family day, which is free and is suitable for people aged 5 and up. This is an opportunity to trial PHM's new session ideas and family spaces,

By |2019-01-25T19:32:28+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , |

Short Breaks Listening Session

Over the past few weeks, we have been in discussions with Manchester City Council as part of our Short Breaks Co-production Pathway work. In true spirit of co-production, the city council is inviting MPCF members and Manchester Parent Champions to a Short Breaks-themed listening session

By |2018-10-29T18:51:01+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , |