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Greater Manchester Parent / Carer Focus Groups

Below is a message from the co-chairs of Greater Manchester (GM) Parent/Carer Workstream for the GM Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP): Hello, Parents and carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) are an often overlooked group of

“About Me” Person-Centred Profile Training

Dear parents and carers, On behalf of Manchester's About Me Project Group (a collaborative made up of parents/carers and representatives from Education, Health and Social Care services), we would like to invite you to attend the "About Me" training sessions happening next month. We

“About Me” Person-Centred Profile Training

Dear parents and carers, On behalf of Manchester's About Me Project Group (a collaborative made up of parents/carers and representatives from Education, Health and Social Care services), we would like to invite you to attend the "About Me" training sessions happening next month. We

SEND-Friendly Vaccination Clinic for Children Aged 5-17

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning has set up an accessible COVID-19 vaccination clinic for children and young people aged 5 to 17 who are at serious clinical risk* from the complications of the virus. Accommodations that they will be providing include: Health play specialists

Manchester SEND Survey 2021

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 done in terms of meeting the needs of our children and young people aged 0-25

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How to Get Involved with the Local Area SEND Inspection

Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors will be coming to Manchester next week to assess how effective our local area is at identifying and meeting the needs of children & young people who have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). The inspection will

Letter from Manchester City Council Re: Local Area SEND Inspection

Today, we received the following letter from Manchester City Council, where they give an overview of what happens during a Local Area SEND Inspection and ask parents & carers to take part in a survey that Ofsted & the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published as

Vaccination of 12-15 Year Olds (Specific SEND Cohort)

We have been informed by Manchester Health and Care Commissioning that Manchester is now vaccinating the 12 -15 year old specific cohort below as per the JVCI guidance: Those with severe neuro-disability and/or neuromuscular conditions that compromise respiratory function are eligible for a vaccine. This

Local Area SEND Interim Visit

Back in March, Manchester was 'visited' by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for what is called a local area SEND interim visit. As part of their visit, inspectors met with local area leaders from Education, Health, Social Care, and parent/carer organisations such as

Review of Social Communication Pathway Diagnostic Reports

Manchester's Autism Board are reviewing how they write their diagnostic reports for the Social Communication Pathway (SCP) and are looking for parents to join the panel that looks into what the reports should look like. The panel's meeting will be on 11th March, 9:30-11am,