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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: , , |

Your Voice: New Local Offer Homepage Layout

We are currently (and constantly) working with Manchester City Council (MCC) to improve the Local Offer, a tool that helps parents and carers find out information, services, and events relevant to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). MCC is currently

By |2018-06-18T13:45:22+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: |

SEND Survey (Autumn 2017) Results

We shared a survey in November, asking fellow parent-carers to share what they think about the different Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services available for their child/ young person. We have now collated the (anonymised) data, which we will present to various service providers

By |2018-01-24T15:34:13+00:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , |