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)


Below are some articles and events that we have posted about or on behalf of other individuals, organisations, services, or support groups.

Some of these information are shared on behalf of Manchester’s SEND Local Offer. The Local Offer is a fantastic source of information for families of children and young people with SEND in Manchester. Please visit to learn more.

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

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: , , |

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: , , , , |

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: |

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

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

Introducing the Manchester Jubilee Young Champions

Manchester Jubilee Young Champions (MJYC) is an exciting new project aimed at young people aged 16-25 who are linked with Special Educational Needs (SEN) or have them. When signing up to become a MJYC you will be given free training on the Equality Act 2010