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Parent Support Coffee Mornings @ St. Matthew’s RCHS

The parent groups sessions at St. Matthew's RC High School that we are running as part of the Autism in Schools project will be back soon. The sessions are a great a chance to meet other parents and carers, share ideas, and discuss what you

By |2024-07-09T18:35:27+01:00July 9th, 2024|Categories: Events, Projects|Tags: , |

Autism in Schools and Co-production

We are pleased to share this short article from fellow parent-carer Carla Scaife, who is also the Programme Delivery Lead for Autism in Schools and the Partnership for Inclusion of Neurodiversity in Schools (PINS) in Greater Manchester. Here, she talks about the role that

HAF SEND Community Offer – Block 2 Activities and Booking Dates

Below are the inclusive summer activities that can be booked as part of "Block 2" of the HAF SEND Community Offer. These activities are open to families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) who live in the city

HAF SEND Community Offer – Block 1 Activities and Booking Dates

Below are the inclusive summer activities that can be booked as part of "Block 1" of the HAF SEND Community Offer. These activities are open to families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) who live in the city

EHCP Template Focus Groups

As part of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and Alternative Provision (SENDAP) Change Programme Partnership (CPP), we have been asked to test a national standardised Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) template by the Department for Education (DfE). To help with the testing

SEND Community Offer Film Club

We are pleased to announce the launch of the SEND Community Offer Film Club! As a club member, you will receive regular updates about the monthly SEND Community Offer relaxed cinema sessions, including when the poll to vote for the next film is launched

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

SEND Community Offer – Monthly Relaxed Cinema Sessions

Bookings for the July 2024 cinema session are now open but we will announce the chosen movie at 3pm on Wednesday, 3 July. Please book your family’s places through our Eventbrite page. In the meantime, you can vote for the movie that we will

By |2024-06-29T15:49:58+01:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Events, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

What Does Autism Mean to You?

We have now opened this activity to all families of autistic children and young people, plus we extended the deadline to 9pm on Sunday, 14 April. If you are autistic yourself or you have an autistic child/ young person in the family, please feel

World Autism Acceptance Week Film Screening (for Parents)

To celebrate World Autism Acceptance Week*, we will be holding a FREE film screening session on Tuesday, 16 April, exclusively for parents/carers of autistic and neurodivergent children and young people who go to one of Manchester's Autism in Schools (AiS) schools**. We would like