Developing ICT skills and networks of support.
Read more about the day-to-day lives of people with a learning disability and the different things they have achieved.
With the support of Mencap's Gateway Active club and Emma's determination she is going to represent Team GB at the Special Olympics this year.
My name is Gary Clements and I attended Mencap’s Segal House Nursery in Belfast. Now I work two days a week for Mencap.
My name is Rhys Lewis and I have been supported by Mencap to live independently since 2005. My interests include construction equipment and roadworks.
My name is Sheree and I live in County Down. I have lived here all my life and work in the canteen at Asda. I will soon be moving into my brand new home.
My name is Claire Smalley, I’m 22 years old and I live with my mum, sister and two dogs Pip and Tilly, in Walton, Chesterfield. I go to Freedom Day Centre and Edmond Street Day Centre in Chesterfield near where I live.
My name is Daniel and I live in Barnsley. I feel quite unique because, although I have a learning disability, I have a talent with computers and I am very proud of the BTEC in Computing that I achieved at college.
My name is Hubert Redmond and I am 55 years old and I live in Carrickfergus. I like doing lots of things like looking after the animals at my day centre. We have a Water Dragon and two snakes.
My name is Lewis, I am 12 years old and I live in Kirkby in Nottinghamshire with my mum, dad, younger sister Ruth and older brother Joseph.
My name is Chas Pearce. Since coming into contact with Mencap, I have met some very nice people, though sadly this is all due to my daughter’s death.
Hello, my name is Keith. I am supported by Mencap everyday in Brighton. I am a distant descendant of Peter the Great. He was the Emperor of the Russian empire from 1682 until 1725.
My name is James Martin, I am 21 years old and live independently with my family in Belfast. I have two jobs and I'm involved in many different things.
My name is Enzo Pertuzziello. I am 56 years old and I live independently in Peterborough. I run a nightclub event called Lava Lamp for people with a learning disability in Peterborough.
My name is Paul Savage and I’m an active campaigner. I recently met the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, who agreed to take action on issues affecting people with a learning disability.
My name is Sharon Pike. I’m 43 years old and I live with my partner James in a flat on the 13th floor of a block in south London. I work in a care home.