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Learning disability news from Mencap.

6 February 2014
The investment will help increase the numbers of people with a learning disability who vote.
SEN bill
6 February 2014
Mencap has today welcomed substantial changes to the Children and Families Bill that will help improve the special educational support received by children and young people with a learning disability
23 January 2014
Mencap president Lord Rix will mark his 90th birthday with a fundraising dinner in London as he reflects on a lifetime of supporting people with a learning disability.
16 January 2014
Former students at schools in Northern Ireland receive certificates for completing Mencap's HYPE project.
SEN bill
8 January 2014
Government announces improvements to proposed reforms to the special educational needs (SEN) system.
7 January 2014
Mencap will be a partner of the Inclusion Independence Choice (IIC) show, which takes place on 14-15 February in Manchester.
6 January 2014
Maureen Piggot, director of Mencap in Northern Ireland, is to retire in March after nearly a quarter of a century in the job.
Happy New Year!
1 January 2014
New Year is a time when we reflect on the year and think about the people who make our work here at Mencap such a pleasure. So, in the spirit of counting down to midnight to welcome in the New Year, we've rounded up 10 of our highlights from 2013.