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  1. SENDIASS formerly IAS and Parent Partnership Service

     At this time SENDIASS are not offering face to face meetings however we are still operating a confidential helpline service Monday-Friday 8.30- 4.00 p.m until further notice. Our case officers check the inbox messages between 0830 and 1530 and will respond to your query throughout the course of the day…
  2. LASEND Manchester City Council letter to Area Parents

    16 November 2021 Inspection of Manchester City Council local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from Monday 22 November to Friday 26 November 2021. Ofsted and…
  3. How to use the Local Offer

    Are you new to the Local Offer? Are you a parent? Come to our Local Offer drop-in's thoughout Manchester for a demonstration of how to use the local offer. We have drop in's in the North, Central & South of the city.  Are you a professional?…
  4. Manchester joint area SEND inspection letter

    In November 2021, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission conducted a joint inspection of Manchester to judge how effectively the local area has implemented the special educational needs and disability reforms. The findings from the inspection have now been published on the Ofsted website.  …
  5. NW SEND Regional Network March 2022

    Please click here to see the full Newsletter. If there are particular areas of work or themes that you would like support with, activities or events then do let us know. We would also welcome any good news you have to share, or challenges you’d…
  6. Support for Young Carers

    Please see the links below for further information on Support for Young Carers. NHS UK Young Carers Rights Carers UK - Know your rights Barnados - Young Carers Making a step change website
  7. Early Help - Latest News & Good Practice

    Please use this link to view our Accessibility Statement If you require any of our current Early Help products (September 2021 onwards) as produced from this time onwards, in a more accessible format, then please do email us: jeff.burns@manchester.gov.uk or Anthony.gilfillan@manchester.gov.uk Central Government Covid-19 restrictions have been…
  8. A quick guide to the Early Help Assessment

    Please use this link to view our Accessibility Statement If you require any of our current Early Help products (September 2021 onwards) as produced from this time onwards, in a more accessible format, then please do email us: jeff.burns@manchester.gov.uk or Anthony.gilfillan@manchester.gov.uk From the 28th September, 2015 the…
  9. SEND Review - Have Your Say

    The government has published an important green paper on the future of the special educational needs and disabilities and alternative provision system. Better support is needed to ensure every child and young person with SEND can thrive and be well prepared for adult life. Parents, carers…
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