Learning Disabilities Week

This year’s Learning Disability Week will take place from 14 – 20 June. The theme will be art and creativity. For many people with a learning disability and their families, getting creative has been a way to stay connected and positive through the challenges of last year.

People with a learning disability are up to twice as likely to experience mental health problems, due to many factors like discrimination and social isolation.

Getting involved in creativity and self expression can help improve mental health and lead to greater community inclusion. People with a learning disability deserve to be better represented in the creative world – there is so much talent out there!

What will you do this week? Why not try…

  • Doodling
  • Painting
  • Colouring
  • Sewing
  • Gardening
  • Reading a book
  • Photography…

You don’t have to be an expert or a professional to enjoy these things! This week try and find time for yourself and get creative!