Have you had experience of PACT (Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy)? Health Innovation Manchester would love to hear from you. Health Innovation Manchester are working with the University of Manchester and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership to understand how they can make the
Back in May, Family Fund received additional funding worth £10 million from the Department of Education to help provide grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children in England this year. The emergency funding has been provided in response to the
Back in June, we shared with you the final draft of Manchester's Ordinarily Available Provision for Early Years document, which describes the support, strategies and activities that are available in early years settings to young children with additional needs, regardless of formal diagnosis or specialist
The Lightopia festival is returning to Manchester this year! In preparation for Lightopia's return this November, the forum will be meeting with people from Manchester City Council and Heaton Park to discuss how to make the event more accessible to families of children and young
Information, Advice and Support Manchester (IASM) wants to find out if their new way of working during the coronavirus pandemic is suitable to families. Please answer the quick survey below (2 minutes) to help improve our local SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and/or Disability IAS Service).
Manchester City Council is looking to review its Personal Budgets Statement for Children and Young People with EHCPs (Education, Health and Care Plans). We would like to ask for your feedback about your experience with applying for, accessing, using, and reviewing/monitoring your child's / young
Back in early May, we shared an idea with some Manchester City Council partners about producing sensory kits for SEND (Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities) families across the city. We thought of the project because we’ve heard that many families are having issues managing their
We received today the following message from Val Bayliss-Brideaux, the Head of Engagement for Manchester Health and Care Commissioning: Hi does anyone have any concerns about returning to any the Manchester hospitals for care and treatment? It would be good to know so we can
Over the past couple of weeks, a few dozen families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability have been getting Paperbag Sensory and Activity Packs delivered to their doorstep. (P.S. With social distancing strictly observed) These packs
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?