Key contacts for journalists
General media enquiries
- Phone: 020 7696 5414
- Out of hours (for urgent press enquiries): 07770 656 659
- Email: email@example.com
Mencap's PR team for England & Wales
- Casey Purkiss, PR Manager (Interim)
- Larissa Chapman, PR Officer
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What is a learning disability?
Someone with a learning disability may have difficulty in understanding or using written or spoken language, and may need support to do some everyday things.
It can be difficult to diagnose a mild learning disability as the individual will often mix well with others and will be able to cope with some of the tasks presented to them.
However, they may need support in other areas of their life such as shopping or filling out forms.