Articles (243)

  1. Rosie's Story - Case Study

    Rosie’s Story Rosie has Cerebral Palsy and initially attended Lancastrian, she then moved onto a main stream school. Using a small direct payment Rosie was able to access horse riding and sport activities which she really enjoys. The activities have had a range of beneficial…
  2. Stephen's Story - Case Study

    Feedback from Time Specialist Support Team Thought you'd appreciate an update on how things are going with Stephen: I think last time I mentioned him I said that he had started opening up to me a lot more. Well, this trend has continued and since…
  3. Feedback from Time Specialist Support

    I recently took a young boy we support- Dapo- swimming for the first time. He is a lovely boy, but can be very challenging at times and can sometimes get distressed. After we had been in the pool for about 5 minutes, my co-worker- Kate-…
  4. Case Studies for Short Breaks and Universal Services

    Case Studies for Short Breaks and Universal Services In this section you will find case studies from disabled young people, service providers and parents about services they have accessed and young people that have been empowered to access services and social activities to enrich their…
  5. Skills for Life

    Skills for Life is a universal approach which aims to raise the profile of skills so that for children and young people know when and where they are developing these vital skills for life. The five key skills are :  Communication Problem Solving Self-belief (inc…
  6. Local Offer Newsletter

    The Manchester Local Offer Newsletter Below is a list of all of our newsletters, with an idea of what is in each of them. There are several ways you can subscribe to receive the Local Offer newsletter: Email ali.davenport@manchester.gov.uk and ask to be added If you are a parent/carer, join…
  7. Help & Support for you

    Support for Young Carers  A young carer is someone aged 18 or under who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition, or a drug or alcohol problem. Most young carers look after one of their…
  8. Best practice for adding or updating a service

    Here you will find our top tips on what to include and how to format your record. Content  Make sure your title explains what your service does not just your company name. For example, “Digital skills courses from Manchester Adult Education Service” rather than just…
  9. Welcome To Manchester Local Offer

      Welcome to Manchester Local Offer. This is an introduction to who we are and how we can support you, whether you are a parent carer, family member, or working in the city with families. We’re about all things SEND for children and young people…
  10. Stuff To Do - Central Manchester

    Here are some on-going activities in Central Manchester suitable for children and young people with SEND. If we've missed anything, email ali.davenport@manchester.gov.uk. You can also email Ali to sign up to our newsletter and find out about free activities in the school holidays as part of…
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