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  1. Online safety for children with SEND

    How to help your child stay safe online, set up parental controls, report cyberbullying and what sexting and online grooming are. The internet is a great tool for children and young people with SEND to be part of a community. Your child can have a…
  2. Manchester Discretionary Childcare Fund

    A limited pot of discretionary childcare funding is available to support parents or carers of pre school age children to attend regular appointments or sessions as part of a package of support. Only professionals can apply for discretionary childcare funding such as Health visitors, Support…
  3. JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment)

    What is JSNA? A JSNA stands for a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.  A JSNA describes a process that identifies current and future health and wellbeing needs in light of existing services and informs future service planning taking into account evidence of effectiveness.  A JSNA identifies 'the big picture', in terms of the…
  4. Local Offer- You Said, We Did

    There’s lots of ways to feedback to us about the local offer, including SEND services, and the services  you need and use in your local area. By phone 0161 209 8356 By email: localoffer@manchester.gov.uk Manchester Parent Carer Forum & SEND Services Dropin Take a look…
  5. The Local Offer Review Board

    From 1 September 2014, the Local Offer Review Board replaced the Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) Board.  The Board members are from health, education, schools and social care as well as representatives from parent groups in Manchester. The purpose of the board is to ensure…
  6. The risks of drinking too much

    Regularly drinking more than 14 units a week risks damaging your health. Fourteen units is equivalent to six pints of average-strength beer or 10 small glasses of low-strength wine.   New evidence around the health harms from regular drinking have emerged in recent years. There is now a better understanding…
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