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Free Offer from AutonoMe – Independent Living Skills App

We recently received the following offering from AutonoMe, who are currently offering a free version of their app as their response to the coronavirus situation in the country: AutonoMe is a paid service usually only available to people with Learning Disabilities; however in response to

By |2020-04-18T22:12:54+01:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , |

Educational Psychology Helpline for Parents/Carers of Children with an Autism Diagnosis from North, Central or South Manchester CAMHS

Please see below the message from One Education regarding their offer to provide telephone support to parents of young people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder): During this period of school closure, Educational Psychologists are available to provide advice to parents/carers of children and young people

By |2020-04-22T17:21:53+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , |

FAQs from the March Virtual Local Offer Drop-in

In the lead up to last month's Virtual SEND Local Offer Drop-in, we asked Manchester City Council to collate questions that have been asked to the various providers so we can produce an FAQ to share to parents & carers.They kindly obliged and sent us

Auto Trader Internship Roles – “Autism at Work”

We recently received information about two internship opportunities at Auto Trader for autistic young people in Manchester. The roles have been developed with National Autistic Society's project called "Autism at Work" - a national employment programme that aims to bridge the gap between skills shortages

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+01:00September 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

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+01:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |