Information & Advice

Family Support Service

Family Support Service

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

Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care

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

Education

Education

At your wits end trying to muddle though the complexities of special educational needs and EHC plans? This is where you can find specialist advice and support for the education of disabled children

Benefits

Benefits

Bogged down in the benefits swamp? Get top-quality guidance on how to claim for a benefit, whether you're a carer, or someone with a disability

Employment

Employment

Did you know there's a specialist employment support service run by Royal Mencap in Reading's own Central Library? Read about it here

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

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

Legal

Legal

Some solicitors have specialist departments to help with problems associated with disability. Here are some firms we have used in Reading and Wokingham

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 ...