Information & Advice

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Easy read information to help keep you and your family safe

Family Support Service

Family Support Service

Trying to juggle everyday life with a difficult problem? Let Reading Mencap's team of dedicated and friendly Family Advisers help you sort it – whatever it takes

Coronavirus Vaccine

Coronavirus Vaccine

Information for people with a learning disability and their carers

Be Scam Aware

Be Scam Aware

Watch out for coronavirus scams

Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care

The 2014 Health & Care Act is a complex maze. We have gathered useful information and signposting in health & social care to help you navigate your way

Money & Benefits

Money & Benefits

Make sure you are claiming any benefits you may be entitled to, whether you are someone with a learning disability or a carer

Education & Transition

Education & Transition

Information about special educational needs, EHC plans and preparing to transition to adult services

Transport

Transport

People with learning disabilities need to be able to use safe, affordable and accessible transport

Employment

Employment

Sources of advice and information

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Currently tiptoeing through the diagnosis minefield? Click to access sound and reliable advice

Legal

Legal

We all need to make plans for the future and it is particularly important to work out what are the best options when there is a family member with a learning disability

Useful organisations

Useful organisations

We like to think of Reading Mencap as a one-stop shop for all problems associated with learning disability, but other organisations can help too. Here are some ...