Articles (243)

  1. Promoting Positive Relationships in Manchester

    Support, Resources, and Information. What is Promoting Positive Relationships? Conflict between parents is normal, but if exposure is frequent, intense, and poorly resolved, this can have a damaging impact on children, resulting in long-term mental health issues and emotional, social, and behavioural and academic problems…
  2. Short Breaks

    Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 - 17 years inclusive.You can also view our range of Short Break Approved Providers, which you can contact…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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-…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
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