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Working with Your Child During Lockdown

Educational psychologists, Abigail and Audrey from One Education, work with nurseries, schools and colleges in Manchester and they will give some information and tips about how to work with your child during lockdown. The session will tackle self-preservation, routines, supporting learning, motivation and praise,

By |2021-01-17T12:31:08+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |

Support for SEND Families

Back in the summer of last year, Manchester City Council held a co-production event with SEND parents and carers to gather our ideas about activities for the summer holidays. This resulted in a wide range of fantastic summer offerings made available across the city to

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

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 Care Plan). It discusses how the January 2021 lockdown

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for

Invitation for Interview with Family Fund

Back in May, Family Fund received additional funding worth £10 million from the Department of Education to help provide grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children in England this year. The emergency funding has been provided in response to the

By |2020-11-16T18:29:43+00:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Information Sharing, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , |

SEND Health Hub – Parent/Carer Workshop

The SEND Health Hub is a new service for children & young people who attend a special school in Manchester. Set up in response to COVID-19, the Hub is a team of therapists and nurses from different professions who aim to provide advice &

Fledglings Gift Card for Manchester’s SEND families

Fancy a £50 voucher to spend in Contact’s online Fledglings shop? Contact has 40 gift cards worth £50 each for families in Manchester to spend in the charity’s Fledglings shop. This offer is open to families who could benefit from some extra support during the

Virtual SEND Parent Drop-in

This virtual drop-in is happening in place of the monthly SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins that normally happen on a rotating basis across the city. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the drop-ins will be done virtually until further notice. This virtual drop-in is for