I am a Spokesperson and Research Assistant at Mencap.
Recent blog posts
I’m a Project support assistant and a Mencap spokesperson. Four and half years ago my fiancée and I were going to the day centre. Suddenly some teenage boys started shouting at us and throwing stones. They were picking on us because of my learning disability, but also because my fiancée is white.
My name is Richard Lawrence. I am a Projects Support Assistant at Mencap. I have a learning disability. For Hate Crime Awareness Week (11-18 October 2014), I have written a blog about learning disability hate crime, my personal story and how I still feel emotionally affected.