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“Reasonable Endeavours” EHCP Law Change to End July 31

Last Monday, we learned of the unfortunate news that the change in the law for Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) in England has been extended by the Department for Education (DfE) until end of 31st July 2020. The changes mean that education and health

By |2020-07-02T18:32:47+01:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Extension of Temporary Changes to EHCP Legislation

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 (IASM) explaining the changes in more detail. On Friday

By |2020-06-05T16:58:17+01:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Phased Reopening of Schools and Educational Settings

The government announced this week its "recovery roadmap" for the country to ease out of lockdown. With it is a plan to gradually reopen schools in England. You can read short summaries about these on the Contact and Council for Disabled Children websites.

By |2020-05-13T12:40:38+01:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Info Sharing: Free Information Sessions for Parent-Carers

Contact and Rodney House Outreach for Early Years (RHOSEY) would like to invite parents and carers of children aged 0–7 who have additional needs or a disability to book onto the following welcoming, relaxed and informative sessions: Session 1: Tuesday 7th May 2019: Information and

By |2019-04-28T14:58:10+01:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

“Growing Up, Sex and Relationships” Course

This information session, which will be administered by Contact North West, is free for parent-carers of children & young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) in Manchester. The session will briefly look at: Puberty and changes to expect in your child Relationships and

By |2019-02-27T13:25:57+00:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , |

“Confidence for Carers” Course

This information session, which will be administered by Contact North West, is free for parent-carers of children & young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) in Manchester. The course aims to help you: Develop your communication skills Feel more confident when working with

By |2019-02-11T15:02:28+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |

“Difficult Behaviour that Challenges Us” Course

This information session, which will be administered by Contact North West, is free for registered members of MPCF. The course aims to: Help increase knowledge and understanding of the effects and causes of difficult and challenging behaviour Explore the impact on families Share strategies, top

By |2019-01-18T10:20:05+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |