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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.…

Losing your hearing?

Hearing loss is more common than you may think. In the UK, around one person in six is deaf or hard of hearing. There are several ways to tell that your hearing is going. The most common cause of hearing loss is ageing. Nearly 42% of those…

16 to 19 funding for students with additional needs

Report looking at how 16 to 19 institutions plan, spend and evaluate their funding to support students with additional needs. Please click this link to view the report.

Childcare & Children's Centres

Choosing Childcare Find details of local Childcare Providers in Manchester, including registered childminders who offer care in their own home, private day nurseries, adult and toddler groups, playgroups and out of school provision.  Continue reading for more information and details of choosing childcare for disabled children...

Education

Pleae note: The pre-school & specialist schools & colleges sub-categories are in development. In the mean time, if you have any questions please contact Information Advice & Support Manchester on the details below. This section includes information about Education & Support for children with additional…

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.  Continue reading for more information and contact details for Information Advice & Support Manchester…

Education, Health & Care Plans & Other Support

Most children with special educational needs will be supported through the additional help & reasonable adjustments their school / setting are required to offer. This type of support is known as SEN Support. A small number of children may have, or go on to have,…

Social Care & Short Breaks

Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 - 17 years inclusive. What is a short break? A short break can range from an activity which…

Short Breaks

Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 - 17 years inclusive.You can also view our range of Short Break Approved Providers, which you can contact…

Carers Toolkit

What is the Carers Toolkit? This Carers Toolkit brings together information, resources and links to help advise Carers on a variety of subjects including: Support And Advice Support For Working Carers Support With Housing Options Support In An Emergency Support To Parent Carers Support To…