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Learning disability news from Mencap.

 
9 March 2015
They came, they saw, they stepped up to complete our three tower challenge!
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg
 
25 February 2015
Party leaders join forces to call for action on learning disability issues ahead of General Election in May
Abuse at Winterbourne View
 
4 February 2015
Mencap and The Challenging Behaviour Foundation respond to report on Government progress since 2012 Winterbourne View Concordat
 
29 January 2015
Mencap and The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) respond to today’s (29 January 2015) publication of ‘Learning Disability Census 2014’ and ‘Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities -- Next Step’.
Girl on internet with father
 
28 January 2015
Today, on European Data Protection Day, a group of disability charities are calling on European Union policy-makers to create Easy Read guidance for people with a learning disability on the draft General Data Protection Regulation.
SENDirect logo
 
21 January 2015
Mencap and 9 of the UK’s leading disability charities have launched the new SENDirect website.