Learning Disability Week

Celebrating families

Learning Disability Week 2014 will take place from 16 to 22 June - watch this space for more news soon!

In the meantime, why not look at what we did in 2013?

Celebrating the superheroes in your family

In 2013 we celebrated families. We think real people can be like superheroes too! The families we work with are amazing. We think there are brave and selfless superheroes and this year we want to make sure everyone knows it!

Meet the superheroes!

There are real-life superheroes living among us! For Learning Disability Week, we unmasked them. Read our superhero blog and discover their true identities...

Why not also take a look at some of the stories sent to us - there are so many superheroes!

Recipes for superheroes

For LDW13, Great British Chefs featured several accessible Superhero recipes - why not get inspired and cook something super with your superhero?! There are also easyread recipes available to download.

Thanks for donating - you're a superhero too!

Thank you to everyone who donated to Mencap during Learning Disability Week - every donation helps to make a real difference in the fight against negative attitudes towards people with a learning disability and their families.


Many people told us their stories about their superheroes for Learning Disability Week - and we've pulled some of it together into a Storify...