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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

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

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Local Area SEND Interim Visit

Back in March, Manchester was 'visited' by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for what is called a local area SEND interim visit. As part of their visit, inspectors met with local area leaders from Education, Health, Social Care, and parent/carer organisations such as

Social Communication Pathway FAQs

Last March, we held a virtual Question-and-Answer session with the Social Communication Pathway (SCP) Team so that parents and carers can learn more about this new autism assessment pathway in Manchester. A few parents joined us at the session and we were joined by:

Video Recording and Slides from “Working with Your Child During Lockdown”

In 28 January and earlier today, educational psychologists, Abigail and Audrey, from One Education delivered their "Working with Your Child During Lockdown" training to parents & carers of children & young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) in Manchester. They discussed and gave

Manchester City Council’s Letter to Parents of Children with EHCP

Below is a letter from Isobel Booler, Manchester City Council's Head of School Quality Assurance and Strategic SEND, that is being sent to all parents/carers of children and young people with an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan). It discusses how the January 2021 lockdown

Families from Manchester Wanted for Cooking Show (BBC Studios)

We were recently approached by BBC Studios, which is currently making a brand new cooking and food show. They are looking for families based in Manchester who might be interested in taking part. 2020 WAS A LONG YEAR OF COOKING AT HOME... ARE YOU

By |2021-01-17T18:39:14+00:00January 17th, 2021|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , |