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What we think

We have set out what we think about some of the big issues that affect people with a learning disability and their families. Click on a topic to see what we stand for, and why.

Find out more about what Mencap thinks about the key issues affecting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers

Learning disability - research and statistics

There are 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK. Read the latest research and statistics on a range of issues affecting people with a learning disability, from health and social care to finding work and friendships.

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Treat me well

Treat me well is our campaign to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital.

We know the treatment people with a learning disability get in hospital is still not good enough in many parts of the country. 

This has to change. 

Find out more about the campaign including how you can get involved and show your support.

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Advice and support

Finding the right information and support for you can be confusing. We're here to help
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Our work in Parliament

Find out about our work in Parliament
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Campaigning

We are determined to change society for people with a learning disability - join us
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