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About Learning Disabilities - Online Advice

Local Offer
Learning disabilities support and advice website
A unique reference point and comprehensive advice on learning disabilities.

Age

Any age
Find out more about About Learning Disabilities - Online Advice

Autism Youth Club (AYC) (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Leisure, sport, social group
Children can socialise, and develop social skills such as sharing, turn-taking and take part in a structured or unstructured activities.

Age

From 8 to 18 years old
Roman Road, OL8 3PH
0161 770 3488
Updated: 13/07/2018
Find out more about Autism Youth Club (AYC) (Commissioned Short Break)

Autistic Society Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Support for parents, carers, and people with autistic spectrum conditions, including Aspergers Syndrome.

Age

From 10 -18 years and over 18years
0161 866 8483
Find out more about Autistic Society Greater Manchester

Autizma

Local Offer
Support and advice for people with a learning disability or autism
Support and training to families, organisations, and professionals to improve services for people with autism and learning disabilities.

Age

Any age
Ashley Lane, M9 4NQ
07956 002 933 or 07950 940 030
Updated: 12/07/2018
Find out more about Autizma

Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Social group for disabled people
Young people can have fun with friends and work on issues that affect children and young people with additional needs.

Age

From 11 to 21 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1 UT
0161 770 3116
Find out more about Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Caremark Oldham - Social Activities (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Social and leisure activities for people with extra needs
Bespoke support to enable children and young people with a personal budget or other funding to participate in social activities.

Age

From 0 to 18 year olds
Stamford Street, OL4 5AB
0161 627 0891
Find out more about Caremark Oldham - Social Activities (Commissioned Short Break)

Carers for Positive Change

Local Offer
Support group for carers of people with a learning disability
If you care for someone with a learning disability, whether you're a family member or a professional, we can help.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Carers for Positive Change

Contact a Family

Local Offer
Disabled children: support and advice service
Charity that supports families with disabled children.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 808 3555 (free helpline)
Find out more about Contact a Family

Down's Syndrome Family Support Group (DSWestPenine)

Local Offer
Support group for carers
The group offers families with a child with Down's Syndrome the chance to meet, get mutual help and support and to share information.

Age

Any age
Foxdenton Lane, OL9 9QR
Find out more about Down's Syndrome Family Support Group (DSWestPenine)

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Local Offer
Support and advice services
Helping people with learning disabilities to get better lives by improving practice and influencing policy.

Age

Any age
London Bridge Walk, SE1 2SX
020 7803 1100
Find out more about Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Learning Disability Carers Community

Local Offer
Carers support group
Real support from real carers. You are not alone in your role as a carer of a learning disabled person.

Age

Any age
Find out more about Learning Disability Carers Community

Mencap

Local Offer
Support, advice and professional care at home
Home care support

Age

Any age
Golden Lane, EC1Y 0RT
0300 003 7007
Updated: 18/07/2018
Find out more about Mencap

Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT)

Local Offer
Parent/carer forum
Information, advice, peer support and consultation to help parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
Middleton Road, OL9 9LB
0161 503 1555
Updated: 13/07/2018
Find out more about Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT)

Oldham Support Group for Carers of Children and Adults with Autism (OSCA)

Local Offer
Support and advice for carers
A local support group for the families of people with autism and related conditions.

Age

Any age
Connaught Street, Oldham
07955 719 167 or 07476 077 470
Find out more about Oldham Support Group for Carers of Children and Adults with Autism (OSCA)