Get ready for Learning Disability Week 2021!

For many people with a learning disability and their families, getting creative has been a way to stay connected and positive through the challenges of last year.  For Learning Disability Week 2021 we're celebrating that art and creativity!


Man Drawing

Get arty this LD week!

We've developed some great resources for you to kick start your LD week this year! Get started with our Hand Print Spatter Art Pack!

Download here

LD week social pack

Your social media pack

Download our great assets to help promote LD week this year!

  • Awesome frames for you to put your own content in.
  • Creative graphics for your social media feed.
  • Art pack graphics.
  • Zoom backgrounds for anyone who wants to use them in their meetings.

Download here

Lloyd's LD Week Quiz

Lloyd's LD Week Quiz!

Lloyd is hosting one of his famous Facebook Live quizzes at 2pm on Friday 18 June. Come and join Lloyd for his fantastic art and creativity themed #LDArtWeek quiz!

Click here to show who has all the creative knowledge in your house!

Hand drawing

Harry’s Taskmaster Challenge!

Mencap’s very own taskmaster Harry Roche has got a crafty task for you. Create the #LDArtWeek hashtag out of anything you have at home and take a photo of it from above!

Don’t forget to share your creations on social media using #LDArtWeek

Download the task here (PDF)

Why not try some Makaton?

What better way to celebrate #LDArtWeek than with a visit from Nikki and Lucinda?

They're here to share the Makaton sign for 'to create.' It's the same sign for 'to model' as well!

Why not try some Makaton too?

Make a donation

With your support we can help more people with a learning disability to stay connected.

Please consider donating today.


Other great art organisations

Here's a list of some great art organisations from around the web that might inspire you!

Grayon's Art Club

Grayson Perry, one of Britain's leading artists, brings the nation together through art, making new works and hosting masterclasses

Dark Arts Theatre 

Dark Arts Theatre is an inclusive theatre group

Superstar Arts

Helping learning disabled people to design, make and sell their own products.

Access All Areas

Award-winning, disruptive performance by learning disabled and autistic artists

Impact Theatre

IMPACT is a registered charity dedicated to promoting a positive image of disability

Artists First

Artists First is a group of disabled artists with learning difficulties.

Action Space

support artists with learning disabilities and create innovative projects
for people with learning disabilities

Disability Arts Online

Sharing Disability Arts & Culture with the World.


ANJALI DANCE COMPANY celebrates the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities

Blue Apple Theatre

Performers with learning disabilities creating ambitious theatre, dance, film and song


Carousel champions the rights of artists with a learning disability to flourish and be celebrated

Shadow Light Artists

A collective of 7 artists with learning disabilities based in Oxford


Corali is a leader in dance created by artists with a learning disability

Diverse City

Diverse City is an award winning organisation committed to diversity and equality in the arts

Heart N Soul

Heart N Soul believe in the power and talents of people with learning disabilities

Electric Umbrella

Challenging the perception of people with learning disabilities by empowering and enriching lives through music


DanceSyndrome is a multi-award winning inclusive dance charity based in Lancashire with a special focus on including everyone, regardless of ability.

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