MENCAP


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MENCAP

Abbreviation for:
Royal Mencap Society (formerly, Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults)
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Jackie Bradley, secretary for Mencap in Kirklees, commented that they all enjoyed the memorable occasion.
The Mencap team later taught the family Makaton so we could communicate with him, which was very special.
Mencap chief executive Jan Tregelles said: "His unique charm, personality and passion have been invaluable in helping Mencap grow into the UK's leading learning disability charity, and with his passing the charity has lost a very dear friend.
Alongside this exhibition, The Way Ahead group, part of Mid Warwickshire Mencap, learning and engagement officer Penelope Thomas will be running art workshops to create new work to be displayed in the hammam.
Funds are also expected to be used by South Sefton Mencap, which supports adults wiht learning disabilities to live their lives as they choose, to fund a new horticultural department and a new storage facility.
Wayne Crocker, Mencap Cymru director, said: "Our partnership has given us an incredible opportunity as a campaigning organisation to change attitudes.
At the time, Mencap said it was looking to sell the sites "to ensure that they continue to be sustainable and competitive".
At the heart of the campaign will be Mencap s Young Ambassadors: people between the age of 16 and 25 who have a learning disability and use their various talents and life experiences to help break down pre-conceptions of learning disability.
Mencap assists people with learning disabilities and provides respite for their carers and families.
We are now back in Wales, where my wife works for Mencap Cymru.
5 million people with learning disabilities across the UK and Mencap strives to promote change for them.
Steve Cooper, from Walsall-based castings firm Majorfax, and Dave Feenan from AJ Law, are aiming to cycle 145 miles in three days from London to Birmingham to raise money for the charity Mencap.