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.
On 24 June, Dimensions is hosting an event to help explain the process of moving from child to adult social care.
Disabled people are feeling more discouraged from physical activity since the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, despite 80% of people wanting to be more active.
Each year, 1 June marks the beginning of Volunteers Week, running until 7 June across the UK, volunteers will be thanked and celebrated for their…
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.
As learning disability charity Mencap marks its 75-year anniversary, chief executive Edel Harris writes exclusively for Enable about the charity’s legacy and the launch of a new campaign.
As the Prime Minister announces plans to reform health and social care in the UK, we look at what to expect and charities reveal their concerns.
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.
This week (1-6 June) the Sunnybank Trust is celebrating the bravery of its members with a series of activities and events.
Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, works to empower and connect the limb loss and difference community to tackle social isolation.
Ahead of Mother’s Day, charity Leonard Cheshire are encouraging you to have a cuppa with BBC TV Gardener’s World presenter Mark Lane and learn how to plant your own hanging basket.
Anyone can experience sleep issues, but for children with a learning disability it can be more common. Charities reveal their top tips to ensure everyone can have a good relationship with sleep.
On Time to Talk Day it’s time to celebrate the Power of Small to make a significant impact to ending mental health stigma.
Teenager Tyrese Dibba is set to return for a one-off Christmas special lesson to get people learning British Sign Language (BSL).
Supporters of Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children can double their donation over the festive period, during the Big Christmas Challenge taking place this week.