Meet Jon our new Chief Executive

In this article Jon talks to our Digital Accessibility Officer Harry about his new role and what he thinks needs to change in the UK to improve the lives of people with a learning disability .

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About the general election

We’ve created an accessible page about the general election with some key dates you need to know about.

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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.

Do you see me?

Join our Do You See Me? campaign to help create communities where people with a learning disability are seen, heard and valued.

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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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If you need information or advice you can use our free helpline and advice service.

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