Mencap publishes special stories shared by people with disabilities

During Learning Disability Week, Mencap asked people with a learning disability, their friends, family members, carers or supporters to share some of their favourite first time experiences.

Mencap publishes special stories shared by people with disabilities
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Mencap is an organisation for people with intellectual disabilities
from the United Kingdom.

In June, Mencap celebrated the Learning Disability Week.

This is why it asked people with a learning disability,
their families and friends to share stories.

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聽link.

During Learning Disability Week, which took place in June in the UK,聽Mencap聽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聽Mencap鈥檚 campaign page聽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.

Being visible and vocal on issues directly affecting millions of people requires your support.聽

Become Inclusion Europe supporter and help us keep doing our work.

 

 

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