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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 Gov.uk, 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.

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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

Ministerial open letter to children and young people with SEND, their families and carers and those who work to support them

By |September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Vicky Ford, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, wrote an open letter to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND), their families and carers and those who work

Manchester City Council Letter to Parents Re: Return to School

By |August 28th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

Manchester City Council recently wrote a letter to all families of children and young people with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP). In it, Isobel Booler, the Head of Schools Quality Assurance and Strategic SEND, wrote

Boating At Heaton Park for SEND Families

By |August 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

Groundwork Outdoor Sessions for SEND Families

By |July 29th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

These outdoor sessions from Groundwork will take an Emotional Wellbeing theme. It is a 4-week programme over the summer holidays that will engage young people aged 10 -14 in unique outdoor nature-based play activities. Activities will

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