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Vaccination of 12-15 Year Olds (Specific SEND Cohort)

We have been informed by Manchester Health and Care Commissioning that Manchester is now vaccinating the 12 -15 year old specific cohort below as per the JVCI guidance: Those with severe neuro-disability and/or neuromuscular conditions that compromise respiratory function are eligible for a vaccine. This

RASopathies Studies – International and Local

The US' National Cancer Institute (NCI) is doing research into RASopathies, to learn more about the development of tumors in patients with a RASopathy. RASopathies are a group of conditions caused by changes in genes that send signals across the Ras/mitogen-activated protein kinase (Ras/MAPK) pathway.

You’ve got this! Ideas for the Summer Holidays

Just like that, it's the summer holidays again! 🌞⛱ Many of us may have been looking forward to this - a time when we don't have to go through the morning rush, the afternoon school run, the evening homework. Best of all, it's a time

Video Recording and Slides from “Working with Your Child During the Summer Holidays”

On 15 July 2021, educational psychologists, Abigail and Audrey, from One Education delivered their "Working with Your Child During the Summer Holidays" workshop for parents & carers of children & young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) in Manchester. They discussed topics such

Happy, Active, Healthy SEND Summer Family Packs

This summer, we have partnered with 4CT Limited to deliver "Happy, Active, Healthy SEND Summer Family Packs" to families in Manchester. It's like the paper bag sensory and activity kits that many families loved last summer and Christmas - but with an Explore Manchester

Sense’s Siblings and Young Carers Project

Sense, a charity that supports people with complex disabilities, including those who are deafblind, have asked us to share the following information about their Siblings and Young Carers project: [The project] aims to deliver free, fun, engaging activities aimed at young people aged 5-18 who

By |2021-07-26T12:42:49+01:00July 11th, 2021|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , |

Co-production in Manchester 2021

Since the launch of the SEND Co-production Charter back in 2018, Please click this image to view the SEND Co-production Charter in full. Manchester has come quite a way towards building a co-productive culture across Education, Health, Social Care, and universal services across

By |2021-07-10T11:08:31+01:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Celebration|Tags: , , |

Co-production: Educational Psychology Service

The past year has seen us develop a strong relationship with Manchester's Educational Psychology service. In this article, Audrey Johnson and Abigail Sterne, educational psychologists from One Education Educational Psychology Service, share their thoughts about co-producing with the forum. In Co-Production week, as Educational

By |2021-07-08T13:11:35+01:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Celebration|Tags: , , , |

Co-production: Review and Update of the EHC Plan Personal Budget Policy

In celebration of Co-production Week, the Coordinator for the Co-production Group shared with us this story of how multi-agency partners are actively working together to review and update Manchester's Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Personal Budget policy. From the very beginning of the process

By |2021-07-07T14:53:51+01:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Celebration|Tags: , , , |

Co-production: Summer Community Offer

To celebrate Co-production Week, Maureen Howell, Manchester City Council's SEND Engagement & Young Carers Lead, shared with us her thoughts on the importance of working in partnership with families. Do you want to learn more about the SEND Local Offer? Here, she