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15 May 2013
I have a learning disability. I have a brain tumour, I have epilepsy and I am partially blind. I work, I volunteer my time. I’m a father of 2 children. I lost a son to cancer 5 years ago. I cared for him when he was ill. Am I a burden?
15 May 2013
A poem about bullying from Demi, one of Mencap's Changemakers.
22 March 2013
Mencap campaigns assistant Josie talks about what she thinks about the Confidential Inquiry.
4 March 2013
Meet some of our campaigns team and find out what they do as spokespeople for Mencap
21 February 2013
When the Harlem Shake 'phenomenon' appeared on our radar this time last week, we knew we had to make our own version.
7 February 2013
I wrote a blog about the first series of The Undateables last year. I have been watching the new series of The Undateables for the last few weeks and have enjoyed watching all of the episodes. As someone with a learning disability...
30 January 2013
I was invited to celebrate the first Easy News in Easy Read. I don’t read newspapers because it’s not easy to understand what the words mean and the font can be very difficult to see. I have read the Easy News and it’s fantastic to read.
21 January 2013
I’m sure, like me, you’ve seen face-to-face fundraisers in the street, wearing brightly coloured jackets, trying desperately to engage with members of the public. I’m also sure that, like me, on occasion you’ve done your best to ignore them...
26 November 2012
I have been to South Africa and Lesotho before, and never thought I would be offered a second chance to revisit and to be involved in the World Down’s Syndrome Congress...