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Chance to Win an “Inclusion Matters” Conference Ticket

Hello, everyone! :) We have luckily been gifted a free ticket to Catalyst Psychology's "Inclusion Matters" conference, which will be happening on the 23rd of June, 9am to 5pm, at The Monastery Manchester. The "Inclusion Matters" conference is an annual opportunity for school staff,

A Day in the Life of the Designated Clinical Officer (DCO)

Jennie Corkwood, our Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) here in Manchester, recently wrote us a journal entry showing how a particular working day looked like for her back in March. The DCO role is not something that many parents and carers are familiar with so

By |2023-05-26T09:24:10+01:00May 26th, 2023|Categories: Information Sharing, Parent Sharing|Tags: |

SEND Community Offer – Monthly Relaxed Cinema Sessions

Our poll for families to vote for the movie that we will show on the 17th and 26th of August is now open! Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/relaxed-cinema-summer2023 to choose your preferred movie(s) and/or make your own suggestion. The poll will close on Wednesday, 12 July,

By |2023-07-10T16:32:38+01:00May 13th, 2023|Categories: Events, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

The Early Years Social Communication Pathway

The Early Years Social Communication Pathway (EY SCP) introduces a new team assessing for autism in Early Years children (aged up to 5 years) in South Manchester. It is a pilot project with an aim to find child-friendly efficient ways to complete the assessment and

Autism Navigator Job Opening

There is a new job opening in Manchester for an Autism Navigator role - and people with lived experience of autism and/or neurodivergence are strongly urged to apply! The Autism Navigator will support families and young people who are currently on the waiting list for

Easter Activities for SEND Families

With the Easter holidays fully under way, many families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) will be hard-pressed to find activities that suit their children's individual needs, let alone that of the whole family. Luckily, we have a robust

Get Involved: Parent/Carer Workshop to Develop Training for a Residential Care Service

Hello everyone! I am a Clinical Psychologist who previously worked for the Clinical Service for Children with Disabilities in Manchester. I now work independently and would like to create some training for a residential care service for children with learning disabilities and/or autism. I

By |2023-02-10T14:28:59+00:00February 5th, 2023|Categories: Events, Get Involved|Tags: , , , , |

Manchester SEND Survey 2022

We have just published this year's SEND Survey, with the aim of getting parents' & carers' views on how Manchester City Council, Education, Health, and Social Care settings/services have performed in terms of meeting the needs of our children and young people aged 0-25 with

By |2023-03-02T01:36:15+00:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Get Involved, Parent-Carer Feedback|Tags: , , , , , |

Support Our Space Youth Group

Our friends from Our Space youth group are asking for your support, as they raise funds for running their weekly youth group sessions. They are currently one of three local organisations being supported by Asda Foundation through the company's Green Token Giving campaign in