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Learning disability news from Mencap.

16 June 2014
This year we are celebrating people's amazing first time experiences.
A woman with profound and multiple learning disabilities and her carer outdoors
13 June 2014
Government responds to Lords Review of Mental Capacity Act
Baroness Hollins
13 June 2014
Government asked what action they are taking to address health inequalities
Northern Ireland director Iain Foster
5 June 2014
Iain Foster has been appointed Mencap’s new director for Northern Ireland
Dilston College
3 June 2014
The Cambian Group will now provide further education colleges for young people with a learning disability
Winterbourne View
2 June 2014
Government breaks promise to people with a learning disability in units like Winterbourne View
Golden Lane Housing - tenants outside their home, cutting the ribbon
2 June 2014
Last property is bought from the £10m Social Investment Bond to fund permanent homes for people with a learning disability
Hear my voice
29 May 2014
Mencap launches new campaign a year ahead of the General Election to ensure voice of learning disability community is heard by candidates
20 May 2014
Supported housing charity staff raise funds completing the Great Manchester Run
Inclusive athletics team
19 May 2014
15 people with a learning disability take part in innovative athletics pilot in Bexley, London