Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)


Have Your Say on the Proposed New DLA Child Form

Hi everyone, Following the survey we sent out a few weeks back regarding the dreaded Disability Living Allowance (DLA) forms, there will be a meeting the week commencing 9th August to discuss the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) proposed changes and have a little

Holiday Activity and Food Packs Design Session

We are currently working in partnership with 4CT Limited to deliver activity, information and healthy eating packs to families of children or young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) who receive Free School Meals (FSM) in Manchester, and we would like to

By |2021-07-28T12:08:30+01:00June 26th, 2021|Categories: Projects|Tags: , , , , |

Review of IAS Manchester Tribunal Guides

Back in October 2020, Information, Advice and Support Manchester (IASM) held a workshop to try and co-produce SEND Tribunal factsheets with parents & carers. They have progressed with the work and have since decided to create tribunal guides with more detailed information. The guide documents

By |2021-05-19T14:12:46+01:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , |

Your Thoughts on the Lightopia Festival

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

Concerns and Feedback About Hospital Use

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