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Anxiety Based School Avoidance – Manchester Schools Guidance Document

Manchester City Council recently published their "Anxiety Based School Avoidance" guidance for schools. The document was co-produced with parents and carers in Manchester and "describes the factors that play a part in what used to be called ‘school refusal’, as well as sharing best practice

Boating At Heaton Park for SEND Families

This summer, Manchester's SEND families can have some boating fun at the Heaton Park lake every Monday morning in August. Sessions last 25 minutes and can be booked between 10am-12noon. There’s a choice of swans (four-seater pedalos), dragons (two-seater pedalos) and rowing boats (seats four).

International Wheelchair Day 2020

Today, March 1st, marks International Wheelchair Day - a great opportunity for those who use wheelchairs to celebrate and promote all things wheelchair-related, including accessibility, activities, lifestyle and to also create awareness of the fact that there are tens of millions of people across the

A Fun-Filled Inclusive Manchester Half-Term

A Fun-Filled Inclusive Manchester Half-Term - February 2020 As the school half-term approaches, it can become overwhelming trying to plan a truly inclusive, fun-filled week of activities to keep the whole family entertained - so we hope this list of events and sessions will help

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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

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

Upcoming Creative Opportunities for Children with SEND

This coming weekend is cram-packed with a plethora of fun, inclusive and truly creative activities for children of all ages in Manchester. Whether your child loves dancing, music or art – we have for you here a list of different events, happening across the city,

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