About the Mencap Big Learning Disability survey
We ask thousands of people with a learning disability A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things. what they think about important issues such as healthcare, discrimination Discrimination is when someone is treated differently (usually in a bad way) because of things like their disability or their religion Religion is to do with the things you believe about the world. For example you may believe there is a god or something else. Examples of religions are Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. . , money and support.
We then work with the government The Government are the people who run the country. The Government decide how much tax people should pay and how things like the National Health Service (NHS) should work. and other organisations to make change happen.
Making the UK the best place for people with a learning disability to live
As an organisation, we want to be led by the things people with a learning disability tell us matter most to them. That’s why we launched Mencap’s Big Learning Disability survey."
Dr Carla Barrett - Head of Research and Impact Mencap
We work with people with a learning disability to create the survey
Dan helped create our 2022 survey
I am proud to have contributed to this report because it will be used by Mencap and other organisations to improve the lives of people with a learning disability across the UK.”
Dan Newton - Research & Impact Assistant at Mencap
The Research team are happy to discuss any of the topics covered in our Big Learning Disability survey.Email the Research team