Covid-19 & families with disabled childrenAll the most important information you need in one place. Here you can find out about… UK-wide education updates Back to school – frequently asked questions (England) Top tips for home schooling Coronavirus, welfare benefits & money Children with health and social care needs Covid-19 vaccination: your questions answered Your family’s wellbeing Latest coronavirus guidance in your nation Each nation has different guidance on dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic: EnglandNorthern IrelandScotlandWales Mencap has produced easy read guides to the latest coronavirus alert levels. Support from Contact To help with the extra challenges that families have to face because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve introduced a number of new free services to give you a helping hand. Virtual family workshops Our popular free workshops programme is now online. Topics include: Money matters, Encouraging Positive Behaviour, Wellbeing for you, and Managing your child’s sleep. Visit our family workshops page for upcoming dates. Listening Ear service Our ‘Listening Ear’ service which provides free 1-1 support for parents via a telephone appointment with one our family support advisers, at a time that suits you. We can help with emotional support, strategies for reducing your child’s anxiety and challenging behaviour or help you with structuring the day. Visit EventBrite for upcoming timeslots.