Learning Disability Week (17-23 June 2024)

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Learning Disability Week (17-23 June 2024)


What is Learning Disability Week?

Each year, the third week of June is Learning Disability Week 

It is when we make sure the world hears what life is like if you have a learning disability.

DO YOU SEE ME stamp with icon NEW

The theme for this year's Learning Disability Week is "Do you see me?"

A person with their arms in the air, smiling.

"Do you see me?" is about challenging the barriers people with a learning disability face.

A group of people with different conditions

We want to celebrate the things people with a learning disability bring to society.

What is Learning Disability Week about this year?

The topics to talk about each day during Learning Disability Week are: 

  • Monday 17 June: "Do you see me?"
  • Tuesday 18 June: "Do you understand me?"
  • Wednesday 19 June: "Will you work with me?"
  • Thursday 20 June: "Do you hear me?"
  • Friday 21 June: "Do you include me?"
  • Saturday 22 June: "Will you support me?"
  • Sunday 23 June: A summary of the week.

For more information please follow this link: Learning Disability Week 2024 | Mencap