Learning Disability Week

14 June 2021 to 20 June 2021 was Mencap's national learning disability week which raises awareness about people who have a learning disability. This year's theme was "Art and Creativity". You can find out more about it on Mencap's website by clicking here


Manchester People First had to close its offices during the coronavirus pandemic. They started doing online sessions using Zoom, and loaned members tablet computers so they could join in with lots of creative things from home. People First told us: "We have an Arts and Craft session every week so had lots of things to show people online. During Learning Disability Week, we painted and decorated T-Shirts."


"We also met up with our friends for The Shaw Centre and Ordinary Life-styles, we caught up with what they had been doing and had a 40 question ‘just-for-fun’ quiz. Maybe we can join up again with The Shaw Centre and Ordinary Lifestyle for more fun and games. Watch this space…


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