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  1. 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 (including…
  2. Social Isolation Advice

    Whether you're feeling lonely all the time or it's a feeling that comes and goes, it's important to take steps to spend time with people again. Carers can access support to help them to have an enjoyable life of their own outside of their caring…
  3. Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy‚Äč

    It's important to look after your physical and mental health to help you to live well, for longer. It's never too late to work towards getting a healthier lifestyle, and it can have a range of benefits, including:​ Reducing the risk of you becoming ill​ Improving your mood ​ Helping you get a…
  4. Staying safe on the Internet and on-line

    Getting help and support about using the Internet and social media safely can be daunting. There are lots of organisations that offer practical support. Thinkuknow website:The ThinkUknow website offers practical advice and guidance for parents/carers and children and young people. ThinkUknow is the education programme…
  5. Stroke

    A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.…
  6. Stuff to Do

    There are lots of leisure activities for children and young people with a disability in Manchester. There are also lots of mainstream clubs and activities which are accessible to disabled children, known as 'universal services'.   You can:  Use the 'Search the Service Directory' facility at…
  7. Stuff to do - Highlights

    This information is part of the Local Offer SEND Information Hub.  Here is a selection of activities that are free or low cost for families with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) living in the Manchester City Council area. We…
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