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5 October 2012
On 30th September I swam the Mencap Mile for charity. It was good though I can’t say I didn’t enjoy it because I did! I did the swim outside in Dorney Lake in Surrey.
27 September 2012
My name is Simon Smith and I live independently in a Mencap Cymru supported living house in Flintshire. In September 2012 I met with Aled Roberts, an Assembly Member (AM) for North Wales, to learn more about what he does.
26 September 2012
On August the 30th, me & my mum set off for the Paralympics. We set off at 2.30pm, got to the station, then on train… I felt excited...
6 September 2012
Lorainne recently celebrated working at Mencap for 30 years. On Friday 31 August 2012 she went to the Olympic Park to see some Paralympics events with some other colleagues. Read Lorainne's account of her day out at the Paralympics!
21 August 2012
This month I am going to talk about my exciting wedding plans!
28 July 2012
In May we had a celebration to say thank you to everyone who was involved in the Disability Community Engagement Team (DCET) for their hard work. It was at the London 2012 shop at Westfield in Stratford...
21 May 2012
I have been in a relationship with my fiancé Mark Lawrence for 9 and a half years. I met Mark at Guildford College in September 1996. We were on the same course together.
17 May 2012
On 3 May I went to a test event at the Olympic Park. A test event is like a practice so that LOCOG can make sure everything will go well during the Games.
11 April 2012
I saw the advert for the new documentary series on Channel 4 called The Undateables. The series follows people with a disability and their search for love. The advert was negative towards people with a disability. I felt that the way that it was publicised was negative and offensive to people with a disability. I also felt that the title of the series is really offensive to people with a disability.