Please watch the short film (more below) and find out more about our new Imagine if… campaign. Through the campaign we’d like to highlight what’s important to young people with learning disabilities and their families. Help us continue to change lives and donate today, or click ‘support us’ to find out about the campaign and ways to support us.
More videos for the Imagine if… campaign will follow in the coming weeks…
How can you help?Imagine if you could do something small that helps a lot of people
Whether it’s partnering with us to make your workforce more inclusive, running a race to raise money, or building up the independence to go to the shops alone, imagine if we all did something life changing. So, if you want to work with us to engage and motivate your staff, are after a worthy cause for your next charity challenge or need specialist services in Leeds, you’re in the right place! Welcome to Leeds Mencap.
Read Kai’s story here.
It’s nothing like you imagine
Here at Leeds Mencap, we know having a learning disability is nothing like you imagine. We’re here to help children and young people find their place in their community, develop new valuable skills for the workplace and improve and enrich their life experiences. Thanks to your support, we’re reimagining what it means to have a learning disability.
Read Jim and Emily’s story here
If I can, you can
Through our specialist clubs and activities, children and young people with learning disabilities develop valuable new skills, build their independence and grow. Now it’s up to you. Whether it’s fundraising for us, becoming a partner and making your workplace more inclusive, or empowering yourself by volunteering, if I can, so can you.
Read Lora, Ben and Phoenix’s story here.
Update on the centreDue to the freezing temperatures overnight and forecast for the rest of today, we have taken the decision to close our centre today. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Please take care if you do have to make a journey anywhere. Read more
Why Makaton is so fantasticIf you’ve not come across Makaton before it’s fantastic. And this is why… Makaton is a form of sign language that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable children, young people and adults to communicate. Makaton is similar to British Sign Language however it is a more efficient language programme… Read more