Helping young people reach their goals.
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The Welfare Reform Act 2012 contains changes to benefits that will affect many people with a learning disability
After a chance discovery in a box of old letters, Jo Faulkner got in touch with a relative with a learning disability who had been hidden away since childhood
Self-advocate James Martin recently represented Northern Ireland at a European Parliament hearing on inclusive education
Accessible transport is vital for people with a learning disability to live independently. Getting out and about can be difficult, but there are examples of good practice
The first museum of learning disability has opened in the grounds of a former learning disability hospital
Mencap Cymru’s Older Voices project is helping older people with a learning disability to fight for their rights.
Using technology to support people with a learning disability has traditionally involved expensive pieces of specialist equipment. But advances in consumer technology are changing that.
A new report has revealed that many disabled children are denied access to childcare over the summer holidays.
The Inspire Me project is helping young people with a learning disability through the difficult transition to adulthood.
To coincide with this year’s Parents’ Week, we hear about the highs and lows of everyday life from four parents of people with a learning disability
Elliot Rosen always wanted to be in EastEnders – now his dream has come true, as he joins the cast of the soap for two episodes.
Funding cuts are having an impact on forums designed to give a voice to people with a learning disability and their families. Adaptation is the key to their survival.
For many people with a learning disability, harassment and abuse are part of everyday life. During June’s Learning Disability Week, Mencap launched the ‘Stand by me’ campaign to raise awareness of hate crime and put a stop to it.
The BBC’s Panorama programme exposed systematic abuse of people with a learning disability at Winterbourne View residential hospital. But what are the next steps?