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  1. Veterans and Armed Forces Toolkit

    Welcome to this dedicated area of 'Help & Support Manchester', for Veterans & Armed Forces. Lots of work is taking place across Greater Manchester which is enabled by the introduction and commitment to a Community Covenant.  A Community Covenant is a voluntary statement of mutual support between a civilian…
  2. 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…
  3. Education

    This section includes information about Education & Support for children with additional needs under 5 years old, Specialist Support Schools for children aged 5 - 16 years and post-16 education for young people.  Information Advice & Support Manchester for parents of disabled children...
  4. Get Involved & Have Your Say

      You and your young person can have a say in the support and services you need. By sharing your experiences and working together with us and other organisations, we can make positive changes that benefit all SEND families in the city.   What do…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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-…
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