Chair's letter to the press

Carlisle Mencap chair Christine Bowditch had a lead letter printed in the News & Star welcoming the recent spotlight on autism. In the letter, which was printed in the August 1 edition, Christine said: 'In both my autism champion role, chairwoman of Carlisle Mencap and as a parent of a child on the autism spectrum I appreciate your drawing atention to the very real issues concerning diagnosis and living with autism." The letter was in response to an article showing that children are more likely to be excluded from schools in Cumbria than other pupils acording to new data.

Upcoming Events

Big Tea Party fundraiser!

Date: 7th November Location: Grace Little Centre

TO celebrate the the sixth anniversary of the opening of Carlisle Mencap's Grace Little Centre for children, the facility will be the venue for a Big Tea Party fundraising event.

Treat Me Well campaign

Date: 15th October Location: Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

CARLISLE Mencap will be playing a big part in the nationwide Treat Me Well campaign next week.

Sponsored walk at Watchtree

Date: 4th November Location: Watchtree Nature Reserve, Wiggonby

FOUR Carlisle Mencap staff will be stepping out at Watchtree Nature Reserve at Wiggonby on Sunday November 4 for a sponsored walk to mark two anniversaries.

Get in touch

For further information please contact us:

Phone: 01228 674393
Email us: enquiries@carlislemencap.co.uk

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