Children and Family Services in Northern Ireland
We provide a range of support services to families and their children with a learning disability A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things. , developmental delay and autism Autism is a disability. Autistic people find it difficult to understand what other people think and feel. They also find it difficult to tell people what they think and feel. Everyone with autism is different. .
Mencap NI Early Years Training Programme
Our Early Years Training Programme starts again shortly, offering a range of short courses, to enable early years practitioners to gain knowledge and strategies to better support children with a learning disability.
Check our web page HERE for more information
Creating Brighter Futures
Mencap NI launched our new family support programme in 2018, highlighting why early intervention is important for young children with a learning disability and their families and what Mencap NI is doing to improve their outcomes.
Read the Creating Brighter Futures briefing paper on early intervention