'Communicating without Speech: An Introduction' Training Taster

19th March 2019

'Communicating without Speech: An Introduction' Training Taster
This session will run on Tuesday 19th of March at 5.30-6.30pm and again on Tuesday 26th of March at 3.30-4.30pm.
Cost: £10

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Sensory Processing Training Taster

19th March 2019

Sensory Processing Training Taster
This session will run on Tuesday 19th of March at 3.30-4.30pm and again on Tuesday 26th of March at 5.30-6.30pm.
Cost: £10

Seashell Trust's Therapy Outreach Services are offering a taster session which will explore sensory processing difficulties in children and young people.  Difficulties in this area can significantly impact on so many areas of everyday life, including self-care, play, communication, access to education, sleep and more.

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Deafblindness Awareness Training Session for Education Professionals

13th March 2019

Date:     Wednesday 13th March
Time: 4.30pm-6.30pm
Venue: Seashell Trust, near Stockport
Cost: Free of charge

Tea and coffee will be served at 4.15pm

If you’re involved in the education of a child and young person who is deafblind or multi sensory impaired with hearing and sight loss, you can benefit from Seashell Trust’s awareness training session completely free of charge.

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Co-producing with Families Information Day

08th March 2019

A FREE information day for young people, parents, carers, family members and professionals who have or work with special educational needs and/or disabilities

Registration and market place 8.30am, 3pm finish, refreshments will be provided

Key notes delivered by a young person/parent carers


  • SEN Support in schools

  • Working with young people to prepare for adulthood

  • Stockport Therapy Services Review

  • What is co-production

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Supporting your teenager towards independence workshop

06th February 2019

A FREE workshop for parents and carers of young people with Education, Health and Care plans or complex needs.

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Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Focus Groups

15th January 2019

Following the SEND inspection carried out jointly by Ofsted and the CQC in September 2018, Stockport Council are holding two ‘Parent Focus Groups’ on Tuesday 15 January 2019. The aim of these focus groups is to work closely with local parents to understand how we can work together to improve services.

If you would like to attend one of the focus groups, being held at Cheshire Conference Centre (Stockport County FC), Hardcastle Road, Edgeley, SK3 9DD.  Please book here via Eventbrite:

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Signalong Courses

07th January 2019

Our 12 week Signalong courses begin the week commencing 7 January 2019.

Duration: 12 weeks at 2 hours per week (term time only)

Cost: £100.00

Choose from one of the following sessions:

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FREE Workshop on the SEND Tribunal Process

04th December 2018

A FREE workshop on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) tribunal process delivered by KIDS Charity and covering:

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Christmas Toy Sale

24th November 2018

Our annual Christmas Toy Sale is back for 2018 - hundreds of brand new toys at bargain prices! Put the date in your diary and start your Christmas shopping here.

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Five Day Course for Intervenors

19th November 2018

Five Day Course for Intervenors
19th - 23rd November 2018
Seashell Trust, Cheadle Hulme
Cost: £450

This is the original Intervenor Course developed and delivered by Jenny Fletcher and colleagues from Sense.  The five day course is specifically designed for teaching assistants, health care workers, learning support workers, social care workers and those employed to work on a 1:1 basis with a child or young person who is congenitally multi-sensory impaired or deafblind or has a single sensory impairment with additional complex needs.

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Business Heavyweights White Collar Boxing

08th November 2018

Fighting for those that need it most

Business Heavyweights sees high profile business leaders quite literally lace up their gloves against one another in the ring, all in aid of those who need it most. Months of intensive training with specialist trainers and boxing pros culminates in a jam-packed evening of sweat, tears and triumph in Manchester city centre.

This year’s event, working in partnership with MC2, will be raising money for Seashell Trust as well as homeless charity, The Booth Centre, and Manchester Maccabi Cultural & Sports Club.

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