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HEALTH: Understanding sleep and pain

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.


FIRST HAND: Mencap Myth Buster Sophie Potter gets ready to rock her socks

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.


Sophie Morgan: Driving Forwards

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.


Young carers: taking action

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic young carers are still fighting for support, this March they’re taking action.











DANIEL DURANT: visibility on screen

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