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Explore this page to find various information relevant to SEND families in Manchester during this Covid-19 crisis.

This includes information coming from, NHS, Manchester City Council, Council for Disabled Children, Contact, and many other sources that we find useful for SEND families.

Please click one of the boxes below for relevant information, scroll further down to see related blog articles and events, or click the Questions / Comments box to send us a message.

Related News and Blog Articles

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

By |February 11th, 2021|Categories: Events, Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

Fully booked “Working with Your Child During Lockdown” Parent Training

By |January 25th, 2021|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

We have scheduled a new session for this course, which will be on 11 February, 1-2:30pm. Please book through the button below: BOOK NOW Our "Working with Your Child During Lockdown" parent training course

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

By |January 20th, 2021|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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

Invitation for Interview with Family Fund

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , |

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

Fledglings Gift Card for Manchester’s SEND families

By |October 17th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , |

Fancy a £50 voucher to spend in Contact’s online Fledglings shop? Contact has 40 gift cards worth £50 each for families in Manchester to spend in the charity’s Fledglings shop. This offer is open to families

URGENT: Tablets for Socially Excluded (via Manchester City Council)

By |October 7th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have been informed by Manchester City Council's Local Offer/ Parental Engagement team about free devices for SEND families who have no access to a tablet and internet. Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for a device,

Q&A from the July Virtual Local Offer Drop-in

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We asked participating organisations/teams in the last Virtual SEND Local Offer Drop-in to collate questions that parents asked them so we can share the information to more parents & carers. Below are the questions that

Information, Advice and Support Manchester’s (IASM) Working Practice

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , , |

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

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