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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"It’s given me a chance to be myself more.”

Mel has been going to our Me Time service in North London for 7 years, and - just like the plants he tends to in the garden there, he’s really grown.

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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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Being seen, heard and valued

We asked some people with a learning disability what they would like to say to people without a learning disability. Watch our video to find out what was said. 

What is a learning disability?

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

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