Understanding the Mental Health of Young People and Providing Psychological Support

28th September 2017

Understanding the Mental Health of Young People and Providing Psychological Support is a workshop delivered by Mode Rehabilitation and Nurture Psychology, supported by Parents in Partnership Stockport and Seashell Trust, FREE for parents, carers and family members or £50 for professionals.

Thursday 28th September, 9.30am to 2.30pm at Cheshire Conference and Events, Edgeley Park, Hardcastle Rd, Stockport SK3 9DD

Aims of the Workshop:

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Seashell Trust Golf Day 2017

07th September 2017

Our annual charity golf day will take place once again at Wilmslow Golf Club on Thursday 7th September. Including a complimentary halfway house and a three course evening meal, a four ball costs just £360. To book please download and complete the attached form, below, or contact Jo Barber at jo.barber@seashelltrust.org.uk

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Signalong Course

01st September 2017

Our 12 week Signalong course begins in September
Fridays from 10 - 11.30am

If you’re supporting a person with communication difficulties as a result learning disabilities, attending our Signalong course could have a big impact.  Signalong uses signs and symbols to help people communicate. It’s designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech in spoken word order.

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BSL Courses

01st September 2017

Sign language courses starting in September

Introduction to Signing (12 weeks)
Gain a basic understanding of signs to meet people, use numbers and talk about the weather, direction or transport
£100 including class time, course booklet and exam fee

Choose one of the available class times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday      1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesday                                  1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm, 8-9:30pm

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Makaton Taster

28th July 2017

Free Makaton taster session for parents, carers and professionals

Seashell Trust is offering a free taster session for those interested in finding out more about the sign and symbol language system, Makaton. A bitesize practical session will take place on 28th July at Seashell Trust in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport.

Makaton has transformed the lives of children and adults with a range of different communication difficulties. It’s designed to support spoken language – signs are used with speech, in spoken word order to help children and adults to communicate.  

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GoTri Seashell 2017

16th July 2017

Our fully inclusive children's duathlon and adapted triathlon for young people with complex needs returns this July!

Specialist adapted equipment (including arm bikes, motor-powered bikes and bikes for wheelchair users) are available for athletes and their supporters to use.

Book online, by email or telephone 0161 610 0153.

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Anxiety & Depression Workshop

04th July 2017

Join Jennifer Willbourn and Cathy White from Healthy Young Minds for two workshops covering anxiety and depression and learn more about the services available in Stockport on Tuesday 4th July, 9:00 - 2:30.

Register online here to book your space.

Please note this event is not organised by Seashell Trust; please contact the organisers if you have any questions.

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Summer Fair 2017

01st July 2017

On Saturday 1st July, we will be hosting our annual school summer fair - this time with a musical twist! With games, stalls, food and live music - plus a special mystery guest - this isn't one to miss!

Gates open 12-4pm, £1 entry!

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DMLab North West Challenge Showcase

27th May 2017

Royal College Manchester is taking part in the DMLab North West Challenge, bringing together disabled musicians and technologists to create innovative and accessible musical instruments.

Our team will be working on creating a saxophone that can be played using switches and compressed air! Other projects include a portable and bespoke controllers for sound art and live mixing, an air keyboard and an electric wheelchair one man band powered by self-sustaining eco-power sources 

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An Evening With Gary Neville

18th May 2017

Manchester Maccabi presents an evening with football legend Gary Neville plus Sir Howard Bernstein on Thursday, 18 May at The Hilton Suite, Prestwich, M25 9WN. Seashell Trust is honoured to be the chosen charity partner of the evening, which is sponsored by Newgate and Morson Group.

For tickets, please contact steph.wilks@manchestermaccabi.org.uk or 0161 492 0040


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First Aid Training

18th May 2017

We are able to offer a range of first aid training sessions at times and dates to suit you! Whether you want to know how to handle an emergency with your child, what to do if something happens in the workplace or just to brush up on your skills, our friendly and qualified team can help.

We offer:

3 Day First Aid At Work at £175 per person
1 Day First Aid Refresher at £60 per person
Emergency First Aid at Work at £60 per person
Emergency Paediatric First Aid at £120 per person

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Spring Ball 2017

05th May 2017

Seashell Trust has held an annual charity ball for the past 21 years, and this year’s ball takes place at the stunning Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Friday 5th May.

The event not only gives us a fantastic opportunity to raise funds but also awareness of our cause. The funds raised from the event enable our students to enjoy experiences many of us take for granted.

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