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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.
21 March 2012
I am part of the Disability Community Engagement Team. There are about 20 people in the group. They have different disabilities. Mencap has been part of the group since 2004...
29 July 2011
I think people with disabilities face a lot of barriers in their lives already and I think they are entitled to get the benefits they need.
4 July 2011
There is not enough money in Social care. This is because the government hasn’t put enough money for in the social care system and there are lots more people who need help.
17 May 2011
Mencap today released the results of a survey that says that 52 per cent of the British population are unable to name a high profile person with a disability that they have seen in the media, and that 99 per cent of people were unable to correctly name someone with a learning disability.
5 April 2011
I remember first hearing what Frankie Boyle said about Katie Price’s son Harvey last year and being very shocked and thinking his comments were very cruel.
29 March 2011
Today I wrote a letter to the editor of The Times about an article they had published called ‘Our immoral pretence at an ordinary life for people like Josie’.