Category Archives: News

A collection of our latest news updates

Short Breaks Survey

Stockport Council’s Short Breaks Team organises a variety of activities throughout the year for children and young people with additional needs & disabilities. Stockport Council would like to find out about your families experience of using Short Break’s so that they can make best use of the budget available and ensure that the activities meet the needs of children and young people in Stockport.
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Start Well Parents Focus Group

Start Well Focus Group Please click this link for further information Focus Group poster FINAL (1)


Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday 9 February and embraces the theme ‘An Internet We Trust: Exploring Reliability in the Online World’. Click here for more resources including Online Parent Courses…. 


Coping under Covid

Please use this link to access this superb resource developed by Primary Jigsaw and the Behaviour Support Service…. Emotional Wellbeing during Covid – Make the Most of Life without Limits


Sleep Support

Seashell Trust are offering free support with sleep, for children and young adults (2-25) with additional needs. All sessions are currently being delivered remotely, via Zoom.   Sleep Success This ½ day workshop offers an introduction to the behavioural approach to sleep. 22.04.21   Sleep Better (5 week course) This five week course offers parents/carers evidence-based strategies as well as group support. 11.01.21 18.01.21 25.01.21
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Stockport Consultation

Stockport Council are consulting with Stockport residents on how they need to spend the ‘High needs block’ funding of the Dedicated School Grant.  Special schools and other specialist  support services have been part of a review. The Local Authority wants parents/carers views on what is needed and how to spend funds to get the best outcomes for Children and Young People with SEND. Please
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Volunteer Parent Group Leaders Needed

Stockport Empowering Parents Empowering Communities (EPEC) are looking to train recruit volunteer parent group leaders. Find more information here


New Safety Resource

Here’s a link to information about keeping children safe online. It may be more appropriate to otherchildren and young people in your family but all the same we wanted to share it with you. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/ Stay safe everyone.


Bendrigg Family Events

Bendrigg trust Family Activity Days From the 17th of October we have day activities available for Families with a disabled child (aged 17 or under) The cost is £144 for the whole family/bubble up to a maximum of 12 people.   Day activities will run from 9.30am-4.30pm and could include a selection of activities such as canoeing, cycling, sensory room, archery, zip wire, orienteering, sensory
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New Stockport SEND Hub is LIVE!

The SEND Hub is here to help! Children & young people with SEND and their families may be facing additional challenges right now. If you, or someone you know needs help or support, please contact our SEND Hub on 0161 217 6028, choose Option 2. The SEND Hub is open to anyone, including parents/carers and professionals. It is part of the council’s ‘early help’
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