Learning Disability Today
Supporting professionals working in learning disability and autism services

Hear my voice

In this guest blog, to coincide with the launch of the ‘Hear my voice’ campaign, Mencap’s Jan Tregelles explains how important it is for people with learning disabilities to vote in elections: There are 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK. They are the experts when it comes to the issues that impact on their lives. For example, Lloyd experienced poor care when he was in hospital, Richard was a victim of disability hate crime when he was walking to his local day centre with his fiancé, and Danny got badly bullied when he was at school.


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