Local to You Dorset
Directory of Services and Support
Dorset may have groups and services you would recommend please let us know. It might be, a local toddler group with excellent SEN provision, or a parent support group they may not be specifically Down Syndrome related but have good support provision.
Stay and Play New Forest Mencap
Playgroup for 0 – 5 for children with additional needs/learning disabilities with any diagnosis or none. Parents stay with their children, but early years expertise and support for parents are also available.
Tuesdays in term time 9.30 – 11.30 at the Nedderman Centre, Marryat Road, New Milton, BH25 5NY.
No geographical restrictions on attendance; if you can get here, we’d love to see you!
it is an opportunity for parents/carers to receive support as well as for their under-5s with additional needs to socialise and play
Website: New Forest Mencap
Facebook: New Forest Mencap FaceBook
Friends and Families
A huge source of friendly, informal support for those families living in and around Dorset who have a child or young person with Down Syndrome.
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