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Welfare benefits - your questions answered

Ask the expert | hannah.hewish

Hello everyone, We are Hannah Hewish and Danielle Zeider, Legal Caseworkers within the Legal (Families) Team at Mencap. We are here on FamilyHub for the next 3 months to answer general questions on: Disability related benefits including: Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Incapacity Benefit and Employment Support Allowance Other general benefits that may be claimed by ...

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Judy Fryd founded Mencap 70 years ago

Judy Fryd reached out to other parents back in 1946. In honour of her we launch FamilyHub

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Finding Siblings!

Siblings | bmuggers

I regularly check the Mencap website for events and general updates and couldn’t believe it when I saw the new FamilyHub page - I have been waiting for something like this for a long time! My brother, J, is severely autistic and completely non-verbal. He is now 19 and I am nearly 21. He is my absolute world and the inspiration for everything that I do. Despite this, having J as a brother isn’t alw...

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We're all here because we care about learning disability. Our FamilyHub guidelines explain what its all about

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Community Supported Living Accommodation

Housing | pollyanna3

Hi I’m new to this hub so I have been posting all over the place! Sorry! I am a single parent, my daughter age 35 is blind with learning difficulties and autistic traits. She is happy living with me for now but I am not getting any younger and realise we need to plan for the future. I would appreciate any advice from parents who,like me, are beginning to get their heads around this idea! Or who ha...

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