Discrimination is still, sadly, a part of everyday life for many people with learning disabilities, but there are on-going initiatives to challenge this.
More reports, fewer prosecutions: failure to tackle disability hate crime laid bare in new figures
Is school "refusal" really refusal? Navigating a system designed for neurotypical children
'Not Fine in School' is a parent-led organisation that supports, informs, and empowers parents affected by school non-attendance. On behalf of the organisation, Fran Morgan writes for Learning Disability Today about why the education system is failing to give all children the same support to thrive.
Stay Up Late's #NoBedtimes campaign challenges institutional culture in residential settings
The majority of autistic adults are not getting the support they need
School forced to reinstate and apologise for unlawful discrimination of disabled student
#LDTchat on neurodiversity
Government pledges to monitor autism employment gap - for the first time
How far can reasonable adjustments address health inequalities?
Reasonable adjustments are adaptations and accommodations that should, in theory, minimise disadvantages faced by disabled people in education, employment, and housing, as well as services such as shops, hospitals, and banks. Darren Devine discusses how reasonable adjustments could look for people with a learning disability - but how far can they address health inequalities?
Challenging exclusion through inclusive sports: Q&A with the Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work
Mencap Ambassador Emily Nicol, who has a learning disability, interviews Justin Tomlinson, Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work. They discuss confronting the discrimination and social isolation faced by people with a learning disability and how to bring people together through sport.