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About us

We are a passionate group of people committed to changing the world for everyone with a learning disability. Find out more about what we do, why we do it and how we are run

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included. 

We are Mencap

We support thousands of people with a learning disability to do the things they love. 

What we think

Our vision statements set out what we think on some key areas of life, what the issues are and what we want, and how we can get there together.

About Learning Disability Week 2018

Learning Disability Week 2018 was from 18 to 24 June and was all about health - with a big focus on Treat me well.

We wanted this to be a chance for people with a learning disability and NHS staff to celebrate and share good practice, and to work together to improve care that isn't good enough.

In order to do this we asked people to hold events in their local hospital in England and Northern Ireland throughout the week.

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Join FamilyHub!

To celebrate our 70th birthday, and in honour of Judy Fryd's work, we've launched a new online community for parents of children with a learning disability. Parents, like Judy, who are seeking advice and support from others like them.

FamilyHub is a community to share your experiences, triumphs and challenges.

Come and say hello

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We work with over 420 organisations to create a better world for people with a learning disability
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Find out about our services and how they can support you to live the life you want to lead
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