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Learning disability news from Mencap.

Getting healthcare right
16 July 2014
A staggering 93% of GPs back more training to improve knowledge of learning disability health issues
16 July 2014
Arsenal FC, Stansted Airport and Glastonbury among the high profile names to install accessible toilets in the last year
GLH Housing Bond
11 July 2014
Early closure announced of first Charity Retail Bond to be issued on London Stock Exchange
Artist's impression of the new centre for children's services
3 July 2014
Purchase of a south Belfast site marks a big step for Mencap's new children and families' centre
National Athletics Championships 2014
30 June 2014
Athletes with a learning disability gather at National Athletics Championships in Manchester
27 June 2014
Golden Lane Housing hopes to buy quality homes for people supported by Mencap
26 June 2014
New guides will help keep children safe from sexual abuse
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