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.
My name is Sarah Gordy and I’m appearing in the TV programme Upstairs Downstairs.
My name is Paul McGowan and I’m a disability equality officer for Mencap in Northern Ireland.
My name is Chris Sampson and this year I want to make my mum happy and proud, and teach people Makaton.
My name is Jamie Bolt and I am a catering assistant at the cafe at the law firm RPC (Reynolds Porter Chamberlain).
My name is Leigh Campbell and I recently won an award for my role on my local partnership board.
My name is Sara Pickard and I’m 27. I’m an actor, a local community councillor and a project officer for Mencap Cymru.
Doing my PADI course is the most daring thing I’ve ever done.
My name is Amanda Platts. I’m co-chair of the National Forum for People with Learning Disabilities and a passionate campaigner.
I'm 26 and I'm an actor – I'm part of the Blue Apple Theatre company in Winchester, where I live with my family.
I'm 21 and I'm in my second year at Mencap National College at Dilston.
I am an active self-advocate and campaigner. I'm involved with lots of groups, because I believe that people with a learning disability need to stand up and be counted.
I’m a director of cleaning company A Clean Sweep – I have to make sure people get their wages and are doing their jobs properly.
My name is Guiseppe, because my parents are Italian, but everyone calls me Joe. I have an active life, and the highlight for me was reading for the Pope in Hyde Park.
My name is Lucy and I love swimming. I hold a British record and in July I swam the Mencap Mile.