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  1. Children and Families

    Find information on national and local organisations, services and activities for families, children and young people and the practitioners supporting them.  This includes details of childcare providers (Childminders, Day Nurseries, Playgroups, etc) in Manchester.
  2. Resourced Provision Schools

    What is a Resourced Provision? Most children in Manchester with special educational needs and/or disabilities, including those with Education, Health and Care Plans, will be supported in a mainstream school. A number of mainstream schools provide additional specialist facilities on their site called a Resourced…
  3. Guidance For New Parent Carers

      Having a child with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) can affect all areas of life; day to day living, finances and family relationships, as well as your emotional wellbeing and the fun stuff. There is so much information out there. You probably wonder how best…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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-…
  7. Our Manchester Disability Plan

    Please open the first download to see Our Manchester Disability Plan. For more information about Our Manchester Disability Plan, please open the second download AADS developed in March 2017.
  8. Local Offer Review Board- Minutes and Reports

    The purpose of the board is to ensure the Local Authority is carrying out its statutory responsibilities to prepare, develop and review its Local Offer and to ensure the Local Offer is collaborative, accessible, comprehensive, upto date and transparent. The Board also acts as the Steering…
  9. 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…
  10. Local Offer SEND Information Hub

      Welcome to Manchester Local Offer’s SEND Information Hub. There's a lot of information out there for the city's families, so we’ve created this resource to bring it together in one place. To learn more about us, please visit Welcome to Manchester Local Offer. If you…
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