Locally, the Isle of Wight Community Learning Disability Team provides health and social care to adults living on the Isle of Wight or who are under their care and placed in a mainland residential or secure unit. They also have easy read resources about their service on their website which you may find useful. You can find out more about what they do and the eligibility criteria for the service here. The Team also provides an adult ADHD diagnostic service. You can contact the team on tel: 01983 866179 (Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm except bank holidays) or you can email them via LearningDisabilitiesTeam-Adult@iow.nhs.uk If you need support outside of these hours then please telephone NHS 111.
Better days cafe
A non-profit, community café staffed by people with disabilities and/or learning disabilities, giving those who haven’t had a job, worn a uniform or been part of a team a chance. A safe space, welcoming all.
Parents Voice is a voluntary group of parents/carers of children with a wide range of special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities. The purpose of Parents Voice is to help shape changes to existing services and to participate in the planning of new and future initiatives for children and young people with SEN from 0-25.
Sensory Space CIC has been set up to create a sensory space for the community of the Isle of Wight. A space with sights, sounds, textures and scents. Sessions for young babies and children with a disability/special need. Private and group sessions.