January 2016

Minister Edward Timpson announces £80 million to boost support for special educational needs

Minister Edward Timpson has announced the multi-million pound package to extend opportunities to children with special educational needs and disabilities today (29th January 2016). Click here for DfE press release  

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SENDIASS Sleep clinic

Rochdale SEND Information, Advice and Support Service are hosting a sleep clinic for parents of children with ASD who report their children do not sleep.  It is being delivered by Chris Hoyle from the Together Trust.  The clinic will be held on Thurs 10th March 2016 please phone 01706 515741 for more information and to […]

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Cheshire Oaks autism-friendly shopping evenings

The first autism friendly shopping evening at Cheshire Oaks will be held at the outlet village on Tuesday 9th February from 5pm. For more information click here  

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Recent and ongoing involvement

Rochdale parent carers voice (Rochdale parent forum) have been hard at work in recent months continuing to voice parent carer views in meetings and groups about services that matter to our families. Some of this involvement is ongoing such as the autism strategy groups, carers group, the children with disabilities partnership and meeting with the […]

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Autism friendly film screenings

Did you know that our local cinemas are providing some screenings of films in a sensory and autism friendly way?  Adjustments are made to certain screenings to create a welcoming place for people with autism to enjoy films at the cinema with their friends, families and carers. Adjustments may include a relaxed environment, lights left […]

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