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.
Eddie loves to DJ, and is currently participating in a DJ course run by the Islington Social Inclusion Service, which is part of Mencap's Me Time programme.
Eoin works for two graphic design companies for part of the week and is passionate about photography. Last year he was a City of Culture volunteer.
My name is Joanne McDonald. I work for Mencap as an equality officer. I am also a self-advocate who loves chick-flicks and going to concerts.
David works for Swiss Post Solutions and was supported by Mencap into finding his job after previously being made redundant.
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.