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Very frustrating

I'm really struggling I'm Trying to get my adult son relocated to essex, housing...

Autistic son

Hi, I'm really struggling with my son age 31, he's wanting to move away from the...

2 year old with probable autism - where do we get help?

I am trying to find out information to help my daughter. My grandson is 2 and d...

ADULT LD DAY CENTRES

Hi, my sons daycentre hasn't been open since March 2020 , he has had no suppor...

Hello to everyone

I'm new here so just wanted to say hello. I started caring for my disabled broth...

appointee

Is it right that as my daughters appointee her benefits are paid to me in a bank...

We hope to travel to Lanzarotte on Aug 14th, our son who is 14. He has Fragile X .

Can he travel? What paper work do we need?

saying who I am

hi everyone I'm new here and wanted to introduce myself. i am natalie and I have...

Re-opening of Adult Day Centres

I am interested to hear other carers experiences, in terms of the re-opening of ...

Supported Internship

How do working parents cope with getting their SEN teens to a supported internsh...

Im new and need advice

Im new here and wonder if anyone else has gone through the same thing as me - my...

Brother with Downs Syndrome & Dementia

I have a 46 year old brother with Downs Syndrome and dementia. He has complex he...

Speechless Girl

Hi my name is Louise, please anyone out there, who can help my daughter. She is ...

Blue Badge

Keen to know if others are having a problem renewing Blue Badge. Awarded last y...

Cameras

Supported living has lots of positives and some negatives. Are there any family...

Housing

Can anyone give advice on if my disabled brother can choose to live in a flat of...

Being Let Down by 1-2-1 Support

Hi, I haven't been on for a while just wanting some advice. My son whose autis...

Bed and board costs

Hi. My son is 23 and has ASD. He lives with us and has a care package from our l...

Looking for information regarding my sister’s disability

Hi everyone, I have just joined mencap today after recommendations. My sister i...

Discretionary Trust and Department of Work and Pensions

My late Mum set up a Discretionary Trust in her Will. Despite having seen a copy...

rules for spending an inheritance

Hi All. I have a financial Lasting Power of Attorney for my son who has cerebral...

New here - Mum to 26 year old man with Hydrocephalus

Does anyone have any helpful information about how to help find accommodation fo...

#KeepYourPromiseBoris

You may have seen something about this already - but today a big new campaign ha...

Possible learning disability (adult)

Possible learning disabilities but not been tested as am an adult. Is there anyw...

Power of Attorney question

I am working with someone (Hannah) who has a sister with learning disabilities (...

New Easy Read - the history of Pride

You will have probably spotted that it is Pride this month 🏳‍🌈 But did you kno...
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Sarah_MencapAdministrator

Hi joined. Can't find support anywhere

I'm 48 have Autism, also health anxiety (really bad) Corona phobia! Anxiety and...

You might have spotted that there is some football on later ⚽

Mencap communications assistant Dean is confident that England will win, and is ...
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Sarah_MencapAdministrator

im wondering if anyone knows who i shoud donate sensory equipment to

hi, i have a few rompa sensory items in my place that are either just to big for...

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My name is Tracey and I'm 54 years old. I have 3 grown up children and 4 Grandch...
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