Today’s Autumn budget announcement comes as Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt unveiled the UK Government’s plan to “raise business investment, get more people into…Read More
Each year, April marks Parkinson’s Awareness Month and World Parkinson’s Day (11 April) provides an opportunity to further awareness and education around the neurological condition.
Awareness is an essential part of ensuring autistic people get the support they need, but acceptance can hold greater importance, allowing people to feel like they belong in their communities.
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.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic young carers are still fighting for support, this March they’re taking action.
During October 2021, Scope introduced its first standalone online shop, featuring work with powerful messages from five disabled artists.
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.