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

By |May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|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

Changes to the law on Education, Health and Care Plans due to coronavirus

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Department for Education (DfE) yesterday published guidance on temporary changes to education, health and care legislation during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25 In their news article about this new guidance, Contact

Features to Check When Your Child is Unwell

By |April 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Manchester City Council recently reached out to us to say that Health colleagues have raised concerns that families are presenting children late with serious conditions/ Covid-19 because of anxieties about attending hospitals. They shared with us

A Message from Digital Advantage – Supported Internship Opportunity

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Digital Advantage, who delivered their Digital Inc. programme to a number of Manchester students last year, have recently passed this message to us: Thanks for sharing the below information about our brand new supported internship for

Educational Psychology Helpline for SEND Parents/Carers

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

We are pleased to share that One Education contacted us today with information about a new helpline they have for Manchester's SEND parents & carers: As from tomorrow, Thurs 23rd April, we are also providing a

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

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

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

FAQs from the March Virtual Local Offer Drop-in

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

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

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