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)


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

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

Concerns and Feedback About Hospital Use

We received today the following message from Val Bayliss-Brideaux, the Head of Engagement for Manchester Health and Care Commissioning: Hi does anyone have any concerns about returning to any the Manchester hospitals for care and treatment? It would be good to know so we can

Emotional Resilience Workshop for Parent-Carers

This course is designed to help you become more resilient so you can learn to live with yourself and thrive. It will be delivered by Inclusive Choice Consultancy. What’s it about? Understanding the importance of emotional resilience Reassure, no shame or embarrassment in mental health/stress

The Big Health Checkup

We will be at The Big Health Check Up on Tuesday, 1 October, at Irish World Heritage Centre. There will be opportunities to: Speak to health professionals Get FREE health checks Visit stalls from different organisations (including us! 😊) and services Participate in interactive activities