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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Here you can find various information, services and activities for children, young people and adults.   Each category has filters to help you narrow down your search. Activities - Find your local activities where you can take part in lots of fun and stimulating events. Childcare…

Start Well Family Centres (Sure Start Children's Centres)

Start Well Family Centres provide support and activities to help parents, carers and childcare providers give children under five the 'best start in life'. These include: Childcare Early education and play Health services Information and advice about children’s services Parenting support. Where are they? There are…

Talking to your child about their autism

Explaining to your child that they have autism can be difficult for some parents. Here an expert gives some tips on how to have the conversation. In her work as a child psychiatrist with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust, Dr Glòria Durà-Vilà meets many parents in her…

Tamba - Twins And Multiple Births Association

  Are you having twins, triplets or more? Twins And Multiple Births Association have lots of advice and information about what to expect while you are pregnant. If you are already a parent to twins or more we have lots of useful information for you too,…

Tax Free Childcare

Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare are new government schemes to help parents with the cost of childcare. Both schemes can be applied for through a single online application – the childcare service. See the attached  link to the right for more information.  …

Tiny Happy People

Introducing Tiny Happy People, brought to you by the BBC Language, we all use it, it enables you to tell others about yourself, how you are feeling and also say what you think. For children, it sets the foundations for learning; without it, it makes…

Travel for Under 16s (igo Card)

From the age of 11 until 31 August after your 16th birthday, you can pay child fares on buses in Greater Manchester if you have an igo card. You must have an igo card to travel using a child ticket on buses in Greater Manchester…

Westfield Start Well Family Centre

(A Sure Start Registered Children’s Centre) Supporting the communities of Pemberton; Winstanley and Highfield; Orrell and Billinge; Worsley Menses, Hawkley Hall and Goose Green. What's on We offer activities for babies and toddlers from baby massage, play groups, storytime and creche sessions to coffee mornings…

Westleigh Start Well Family Centre

(A Sure Start Registered Children’s Centre) Supporting the communities of Leigh, Golborne and Lowton. What's on We offer activities for babies like swimming, massage, yoga and sensory sessions as well as activities for under fives including play groups, arts, crafts, music, dance, swimming and adventure…

What are my childcare options? - Factsheet for parents in England

Families use childcare for many reasons - to help you work, look for jobs, train or study or just take time out, and to help your child’s development.   Childcare can offer many positive benefits for your entire family. Registered and unregistered childcare There are two…
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