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)

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The SEND Local Offer is all about services, events and information that are available for families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) in Manchester.

More than just a website, Manchester’s Local Offer also includes social media, newsletters, drop-ins, and the organisations & support groups that help spread vital information to families.

You can learn more at www.manchester.gov.uk/sendlocaloffer.

Below are blog posts and events on our website involving the Manchester SEND Local Offer.

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. The SEND Local Offer Drop-in

One-to-one session with Educational Psychologist (virtual Local Offer drop-in)

The SEND Local Offer Drop-in is held monthly for the benefit of parents/carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) who are looking to find information and support.Normally held on a rotating basis in venues across North, Central and South

You’ve got this! Ideas for the Summer Holidays

Just like that, it's the summer holidays again! 🌞⛱ Many of us may have been looking forward to this - a time when we don't have to go through the morning rush, the afternoon school run, the evening homework. Best of all, it's a time

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

Happy, Active, Healthy SEND Summer Family Packs

This summer, we have partnered with 4CT Limited to deliver "Happy, Active, Healthy SEND Summer Family Packs" to families in Manchester. It's like the paper bag sensory and activity kits that many families loved last summer and Christmas - but with an Explore Manchester

Co-production: Summer Community Offer

To celebrate Co-production Week, Maureen Howell, Manchester City Council's SEND Engagement & Young Carers Lead, shared with us her thoughts on the importance of working in partnership with families. Do you want to learn more about the SEND Local Offer? Here, she

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

One-to-one session with Educational Psychologist (virtual Local Offer drop-in)

The SEND Local Offer Drop-in is held monthly for the benefit of parents/carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) who are looking to find information and support. Normally held on a rotating basis in venues across North, Central and

Explore Manchester – 2nd Edition

We recently published the second edition of the Explore Manchester newsletter containing information about virtual exhibitions, local destinations suggested by fellow parents, and the reopening of museums, galleries & libraries in Manchester, among other things. As with the first edition, we would like to thank

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