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We've launched an Easy Read library full of accessible , downable pages on many different topics for people with a learning disability .

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Mencap responds to new Bills in the King's Speech

Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive at Mencap comments on the new Bills in the King's Speech, focusing on the Mental Health Act Reform and the new Employment Bill.

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Have your say about PIP

The Department for Work and Pensions have launched a survey about Personal Independence Payment benefit (PIP).

They are asking for your ideas by the end of Monday 22 July, on how to make sure this benefit is fair and gives people the best support for their needs.

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could answer a call from someone in crisis who reaches out to our Learning Disability Helpline for support.


could help a trained caseworker stop a parent’s loved one from being wrongfully locked up in a mental health hospital.


could help pay for urgent legal support for a family in desperate need of advice to prevent their loved one being admitted to an in-patient unit.

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What is a learning disability?

In this video Harry, Mo and Dan discuss the question ‘What is a learning disability?’

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