Sleep is an essential function, allowing our minds and bodies to recharge, develop and heal from illness. Despite its importance, as many as 16 million adults in the UK experience sleepless nights with nearly a quarter having no more than five hours of sleep each night.
This World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), taking place on Monday 21 March 2022, Mencap is asking everyone to Rock Your Socks and help them raise vital funds to support people with a learning disability. World Down Syndrome Day is an inclusive day for everyone, giving us a chance to celebrate and support people with Down syndrome and people with other learning disabilities. Here, Mencap Myth Buster and Rock Your Socks Champion Sophie Potter discusses showing what life with a learning disability really looks like.
Reflecting on her life before, during and after her accident and rehabilitation, Sophie Morgan’s memoir Driving Forwards is a raw and intimate look into her personal experiences.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic young carers are still fighting for support, this March they’re taking action.
Culture, accessibility and flexibility all play a vital role in creating an inclusive workplace. Presenter, actress and consultant Samantha Renke has adapted the way she works to suit her needs.
Tonight (7 March) a new BBC programme will follow Harvey Price as he makes the transition to college, detailing the challenges, triumphs and the idea of giving up some control as a parent of a disabled child.
The Winter Paralympics begin with Opening Ceremony on Friday 4 March 2022, here’s what to expect from this year’s Games.
Each year 3 March marks World Hearing Day, encouraging people to take action and protect their hearing.
During October 2021, Scope introduced its first standalone online shop, featuring work with powerful messages from five disabled artists.
The Ministry of Justice are recruiting a Store Person for HMP Full Sutton, York
Registration is now live for the Nadiex, the flagship event of the disability community, taking place this summer on 6-7 July at the NEC Birmingham.
Sirus has expanded its range of Approved Used Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAV’s) and now has more vehicles in stock than ever
Learning disability charity Mencap has announced 18 Myth Busters: a group of people who are living life with a learning disability, challenging misconceptions and providing greater representation for the 1.5 million people with a learning disability in the UK.
Since his first experience acting at just nine-years-old, Daniel Durant has worked to build his career on stage and on screen. Now, the award-winning actor is part of a cast increasing visibility of the deaf community around the world
It’s time to take action around young people’s mental wellbeing and growth.