Mencap is an organisation for people with intellectual disabilities
In June, Mencap celebrated the Learning Disability Week.
This is why it asked people with a learning disability,
The stories were about special experiences.
The stories were shared on Twitter.
Mencap put the best stories on their web page.
If you want to read them go to this link.
During Learning Disability Week, which took place in June in the UK, Mencap asked people with a learning disability, their friends, family members, carers or supporters to share some of their favourite first time experiences. Tweeted with the hashtag #LDWeek14, Mencap received numerous answers talking about first days of school, walking down the aisle, or holding a new-born in your arms.
Interested in finding out what they were? Go to Mencap’s campaign page to read some of the best tweets and inspiring personal stories from the Learning Disability Week.
Part of Inclusion Europe, Mencap is the UK’s leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers. Mencap works collaboratively, fighting for equal rights, campaigning for greater opportunities and challenging attitudes and prejudice.
Our work brings the voice of people with intellectual disabilities and their families where decisions about their future are made.
This has always been incredibly important. It is even more so with the Covid pandemic drastic impact on their rights and lives.
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