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Things to Do at Home

Things to Do at Home2020-04-18T21:28:36+01:00

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Please come again later for ideas and tips about what you could do at home for your child/young person with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and for yourself during this coronavirus situation.

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Extension of Temporary Changes to EHCP Legislation

By |June 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We previously shared with you information about the temporary changes to the law regarding Education Health and Care (EHC) plans during the Coronavirus pandemic, which was followed by a factsheet from Information, Advice and Support Manchester

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

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We asked participating organisations/teams in last month's 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

Tablets for Socially Excluded (via Manchester City Council)

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , |

We have been informed by Manchester City Council's Adult Social Care team that there is the possibility that the city council will be able to help families have access to a tablet and internet. Eligibility Criteria

IASM Guidance on Temporary Legislative Changes to EHC Needs Assessments and Plans

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month, we wrote about the 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 that article, we shared info and commentary from Contact and from

Paperbag Sensory and Activity Pack (Pilot Programme)

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

“Creative Take Aways” for Neurodivergent Young People

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have recently been contacted by Starling, a charity that uses creativity and the arts to amplify the lived experience of neurodivergent young people, to bring good news about their "Creative Take Aways" project. The project,

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

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

We asked participating organisations/teams in last month's 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 parents asked

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Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In place of the June SEND Drop-in, which has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis, we have decided to run a Virtual Drop-in from 10am-12pm on the same day. This is for the benefit of