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Learning disability news from Mencap.

Changing attitudes
27 August 2015
New analysis for the first time looks at research into public attitudes towards people with a learning disability
24 August 2015
Jessica-Jane Applegate celebrates a decade of the British Learning Disability Swimming Championships by challenging swimmers to a race
27 July 2015
Mencap takes very seriously any requirements and recommendations on how to improve the quality of support we provide
14 July 2015
Golden Lane Housing's retail charity bond nominated for Charity Times Awards 2015
14 July 2015
Today NHS England pledged urgent action on over-medication of people with a learning disability.
18 June 2015
Mencap ambassador shares her story about why family carers need greater support
Kit Harington
17 June 2015
Game of Thrones star Kit Harington tells us why he's supporting Learning Disability Week
15 June 2015
Make sure politicians hear your voice on 19 June
29 May 2015
Big names to perform in Brighton to support people with a learning disability
27 May 2015
Rory Foundation to make significant donation towards Mencap in Northern Ireland’s children’s centre appeal