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Digital Inc. Year 1 – Graduation and Celebration Event

Late last year, Manchester City Council invited the forum to join the steering group for a programme that was being developed by Digital Advantage, an "award winning CIC that delivers innovative work experiences to young people of all ages and abilities." The programme was to

By |2019-07-12T02:44:23+01:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Celebration|Tags: , , , |

Useful Info for SEND Families on Manchester Day

Manchester Day, the annual celebration of "everything great about the city," is here and will undoubtedly bring huge (happy!) crowds and loud (lively!) sounds throughout the city centre. For many families with SEND, such environments can be very challenging - whether it's the hustle &

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+01:00May 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+01:00April 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+01:00February 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