Transforming the young lives of those with the most complex disabilities

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Seashell, a learning disability charity

Seashell is a national learning disability charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning difficulties, disabilities, and additional communication needs from across the UK. We provide specialist education at our outstanding school and special needs college, together with residential and respite care, supported by our health, wellbeing and therapy services, community facilities, and services that we offer beyond our Cheadle Hulme site. We are proud that Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was our Patron until 2022.

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Severe learning disability support

As one of the most well-established learning disability charities in Manchester, Seashell offers a holistic approach to learning, which we tailor to meet the needs of each individual child or young adult we support. We enable students to learn how to express themselves and engage with the world around them. We also help them learn how to become more independent and live safe, creative and fulfilling lives. We do this through the unrivalled expertise of our specialist teachers, care staff, onsite therapy and nursing teams, assistive technologists and sports coaches who each provide outstanding severe learning disability support.

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As a charity we rely on fundraising to provide vital specialist equipment and experiences to enhance the development, growth and potential of the young people we support.

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Work with us

We are always looking for talented individuals who are passionate about supporting children and young adults with the most complex disabilities. Find special needs jobs at Seashell today.

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Come and see for yourself

Here at Seashell, our aim as a learning disability charity is to provide the very best care and support to children and young adults, no matter their disability. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today if you want to hear more about the educational and supported living services we provide.

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