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A living manifesto for a better life for people with learning disabilities.

 

The BELONG manifesto, launched by Beyond Words and Access All Areas, is a call to action for more inclusive communities everywhere.


When the institutionalisation of people with learning disabilities has ended...

  • and there is enough money to spend on food and essentials,
  • and there are opportunities to make some choices in life
  • and people with learning disabilities feel good about themselves
  • and their friends
  • and there is an end to being bullied, assaulted and called names
  • and everyone can access healthcare, education and employment, on equal terms

We will all BELONG.


Six ways we can be sure of feeling good about ourselves and our friends:

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How you can get involved

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Since it was launched, people have been signing up to the manifesto and pledging simple and practical things they will do to help people belong, using the hashtag #LDBelong.

We want as many organisations and individuals as possible to sign up to the manifesto. If you’d like to sign-up, please email admin@booksbeyondwords.co.uk.

Click here to download a printable version of the manifesto.

 

Individuals and organisations who have signed-up to the BELONG manifesto

Beyond Words

Access All Areas

Professor the Baroness Sheila Hollins

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Blue Ribbon Health and Wellbeing

Learning Disability England

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