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Celebrating Learning Disability Week

This June, Learning Disability Week (20 to 26 June 2022) will celebrate the amazing impact of people with a learning disability in our society and shine a light on the issues many still face. 





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.




Guide Dogs charity providing Tech for All

Technology has never been more essential for education, professional and personal development. Working to eradicate barriers to technology children and young people with visual impairments face, Guide Dogs is set to release a pioneering pilot.