The majority of people with learning disabilities want to work, yet only 8-10% have a paid job. However, there are many initiatives and employers trying to raise this number.
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Too few people with learning disabilities are on television - so let's make auditions accessible
Filmmaker Beth Richards conducted research into how the television industry can be made more accessible for actors with learning disabilities. In this blog, she tells Learning Disability Today how her research findings informed her short animated film 'The Audition' which is being shown at Oska Bright Film Festival.