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In this guest blog, Elizabeth Archer from Mencap explains how young people with learning disabilities can get more involved in their local communities through delivering volunteering projects. Young people with a learning disability are some of the most marginalised members of our society. Every day they face barriers such as bullying and discrimination that restrict the choices they can make in their lives. But what people don’t realise is just what these young people can achieve with the right support. This is where Mencap’s ‘Community Changemakers’ has made a real difference. The programme encouraged young people with a learning disability


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