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.

Change Programme Video

Manchester City Council and SENDCode recently published a video explaining the Change Programme. The short animated video aims to help young people understand what the programme is all about and how Manchester is involved with the Change Programme Partnership. You can watch the video

Easy Read Leaflet for the Local Elections

Manchester City Council recently shared with us an Easy Read document that they developed to help autistic people with the upcoming local elections and the UK general election later this year. You can view the document by scrolling through the photos below or by

By |2024-05-02T15:23:40+01:00May 1st, 2024|Categories: Get Involved, Information Sharing|Tags: , , |

Introducing Dare 2 B Different

After my son was diagnosed, I felt lost and unable to speak to anyone that understood me as a mother from the South Asian Muslim Community. I realised it was due to the lack of understanding of having a child with additional needs in

Manchester has joined the NW Change Programme Partnership!

In the latest SEND Local Offer newsletter, Manchester City Council announced that Manchester has been chosen by the Department for Education to lead the North West Change Programme Partnership. The government realised that the system for helping children and young people with special educational needs

Respite Offer from Newman Holiday Trust

Great news from Newman Holiday Trust, a voluntary run charity that provides respite for children and young people with additional needs! They have opened applications for this year's summer holiday at Stonyhurst College in Clitheroe, which will be held for a week from

SEND Local Offer Social Media for Young People

We recently shared the fantastic news that a Young People's Local Offer website is currently being built by an autistic young person from SENDCode. To supplement this new site, they have also set up new Local Offer social media accounts targeting young people with SEND

By |2024-03-14T17:48:43+00:00March 14th, 2024|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , , |

New Local Offer Website for Young People

We are pleased to share that a Local Offer website specifically aimed for young people to use is currently being developed! The new website aims to make Manchester's SEND Local Offer more accessible and appealing to young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND).

By |2024-03-14T01:47:25+00:00March 14th, 2024|Categories: Information Sharing|Tags: , , |

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: , , , , |