learning disability week

Letters: DWP benefit reforms are fuelled by decades of disability hate
Letters

Letters: DWP benefit reforms are fuelled by decades of disability hate

A reader says the DWP benefit reforms are shortsighted, plus your responses to our special issue for Learning Disability Week
Superstar Arts: This charity gives people with learning disabilities the chance to create
Art

Superstar Arts: This charity gives people with learning disabilities the chance to create

Housing advice for people with learning disabilities: 'It's so important people know their rights'
Learning Disability Week 2024

Housing advice for people with learning disabilities: 'It's so important people know their rights'

CBeebies star George Webster: 'If we were all the same the world would be very boring'
Letter To My Younger Self

CBeebies star George Webster: 'If we were all the same the world would be very boring'

A world without cinema is a world I don't want to live in
Film

A world without cinema is a world I don't want to live in

Hollyoaks legend Emily Burnett: 'With the right people behind you, you can do anything'
Learning Disability Week 2024

Hollyoaks legend Emily Burnett: 'With the right people behind you, you can do anything'

This vegan restaurant offers workers with learning disabilities a pathway to independence
Learning disability week 2024

This vegan restaurant offers workers with learning disabilities a pathway to independence

'Music is an important creative outlet': IDLES answer questions from superfan with Angelman syndrome
Mark from IDLES and Alastair
Music

'Music is an important creative outlet': IDLES answer questions from superfan with Angelman syndrome

Even though I have Down's syndrome, I know how to party. I'm the first and last on the dance floor
Down The Lens creators Emily and Sophie
Learning Disability Week 2024

Even though I have Down's syndrome, I know how to party. I'm the first and last on the dance floor

I have terminal cancer and a learning disability. Life would be miserable without my social care worker
Learning Disability Week 2024

I have terminal cancer and a learning disability. Life would be miserable without my social care worker

'I want to get out': The fight for people with learning disabilities to live at home – not hospitals
Learning Disability Week 2024

'I want to get out': The fight for people with learning disabilities to live at home – not hospitals

People with learning disabilities need to make their voices heard on election day
Ismail Kaji of Mencap
Learning Disability Week 2024

People with learning disabilities need to make their voices heard on election day

Special Olympian and COALPIT Welsh Cake founder Michael Benyon shares his favourite recipes
Food

Special Olympian and COALPIT Welsh Cake founder Michael Benyon shares his favourite recipes

How world's first drag troupe with Down's syndrome is breaking boundaries for people with disabilities
Learning Disability Week 2024

How world's first drag troupe with Down's syndrome is breaking boundaries for people with disabilities

Going through cancer treatment with a learning disability is tough. Here's how doctors can help
Learning Disability Week 2024

Going through cancer treatment with a learning disability is tough. Here's how doctors can help

One in five Brits say they feel 'reluctant' just talking to someone with a learning disability
Learning disability week 2024

One in five Brits say they feel 'reluctant' just talking to someone with a learning disability

Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate on winning gold and being told she doesn't look disabled enough
Jessica-Jane Applegate
Learning Disability Week 2024

Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate on winning gold and being told she doesn't look disabled enough

How outdated misconceptions about people with learning disabilities are holding society back
learning disabilities
Ben Tinkler

How outdated misconceptions about people with learning disabilities are holding society back

Big Issue and Mencap break new ground with magazine compiled entirely by people with a learning disability
Press Release

Big Issue and Mencap break new ground with magazine compiled entirely by people with a learning disability

Inside the Big Issue: Learning Disability Week special edition
Inside the Big Issue

Inside the Big Issue: Learning Disability Week special edition

Big Issue partners with Mencap for special edition put together by people with learning disabilities
Learning disability week 2024

Big Issue partners with Mencap for special edition put together by people with learning disabilities