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SEND Dads Society

We have received fantastic news from Rochdale Parent Carers Voice about a new male social club for parents/carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) in Greater Manchester (GM). It is going to be a judgement-free space for peer-to-peer

Help Us Choose the GM Autism Hub Logo!

Work is currently under way to develop the Greater Manchester Autism Hub, led by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), who have been awarded the role of lead provider around autism for Greater Manchester (GM). As part of this development, the Social Communication Pathway

Parents/Carers Needed for a University of Manchester Research on School Travel for Students with SEND

Please see the letter below looking for parents and carers who wish to volunteer some time for a short interview with a University of Manchester PhD candidate who is doing a research study on Home-to-School Transport for students with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND).

By |2024-02-05T14:33:40+00:00February 5th, 2024|Categories: Get Involved, Information Sharing|Tags: , , |

SEND Community Offer – Monthly Relaxed Cinema Sessions

Bookings for the February cinema session will open at 9pm on Saturday, 17 Feb. Please book your family’s places through our Eventbrite page. In the meantime, you can vote for the movie that we will show by answering our SurveyMonkey poll. The survey will

By |2024-02-18T14:26:17+00:00January 22nd, 2024|Categories: Events, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

Job Openings for a New Specialist Service

Below is a job advert from Together Trust, who will be running an early intervention support service for Manchester families of autistic children and young people and/or those who have learning disabilities. New specialist service opening in Wythenshawe Do you want to be part of

By |2023-09-27T00:55:51+01:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

Childcare Survey for Parents of School-Aged Children with SEND

As part of the Manchester City Council’s childcare sufficiency assessment, we hope to find out more about access to childcare outside of the core school day for children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). If you are a parent/carer of a school-aged child

By |2023-10-09T12:47:34+01:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Get Involved, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , |

SEND Community Offer – Monthly Relaxed Cinema Sessions

Bookings for the December cinema session will open at 6pm on Wednesday, 22 November. Please book your family's places through our Eventbrite page. In the meantime, you can vote for the movie that we will show by answering our SurveyMonkey poll. The survey will close

By |2023-11-20T17:06:26+00:00September 4th, 2023|Categories: Events, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

Autism in Schools and Co-production

It's been a month since this year's National Co-production Week so we thought we'd take this opportunity to finally publish the well-articulated blog that Julie Hicklin, Manchester's SEND Lead, wrote about the Autism in Schools project. (Apologies for the delay!) Here it goes: Autism

Post-16 Education – What’s Important to You and Your Young Person?

We recently hosted two focus group sessions for Manchester City Council's post-16 commissioning team to listen to the views of parents and carers around post-16 education and training, including their journey beyond college: Preparing for Adulthood. We are very grateful to all the parents