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Things To Do This Autumn Half-Term

The MPCF Team gathered a list of SEND-friendly activities and events happening across Greater Manchester this half-term (and in the couple of weeks following) and we'd like to share it with you. Do forgive us if this post seems rushed, as it is indeed rushed

GMCA Complex Needs Service Review

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is currently doing a review of the services that children and young people with complex needs access. The aim of the review is to find out: What is working well and how can other areas and services learn from this?

IAS North Manchester Parent Champion Model

Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Manchester are setting up an exciting project in the North of the city and would like to extend an invitation for parent-carers to join it. Getting involved with this project will give participants the opportunity to learn from experienced trainers

By |2019-09-27T00:42:31+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

Our Top 5 Picks from Manchester Local Offer’s “FAB STUFF TO DO SUMMER 2019”

Manchester City Council recently published in the SEND Local Offer their "FAB STUFF TO DO SUMMER 2019", which shows a number of exciting disability-friendly activities and events happening in & around Greater Manchester over the summer holidays. It is a fantastic resource, with details of

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+00:00July 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+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: , , , , |