Learning disability

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The Guardian view on autism awareness: recognising diverse talents – and needs | Editorial
Editorial: Growing diagnosis of the condition needs to be matched by increasing acceptance and support


01, Apr, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Henry Benham obituary
Other lives: Adored student of the National Star College in Cheltenham

Jane Bateman

26, Mar, 2021 @10:50 AM

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Less buzz, a gentler pace: the vaccine clinic for learning disabled people
GPs at Liverpool clinic allocate 45 minutes for each patient, which includes an annual health check

Helen Pidd and Maya Wolfe-Robinson

23, Mar, 2021 @12:30 PM

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How the government has failed our most vulnerable | Letter
Letter: Glyn Morgan welcomes the news that people with learning disabilities have been given priority for Covid vaccines, but is frustrated that it took celebrity involvement to shine a light on the issue


25, Feb, 2021 @5:35 PM

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UK Covid: Williamson hopes children will get 'time in schools' this summer - as it happened
Education secretary also promises ‘no algorithms’ for exam results; MPs told 99% of arrivals in UK don’t quarantine in hotels

Andrew Sparrow

24, Feb, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Jo Whiley says sister is out of hospital after severe Covid infection
Radio 2 DJ, who was offered vaccine before Frances, renews call for prioritising jab for those with learning disabilities

Lucy Campbell

23, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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It’s wrong to talk of schools reopening | Brief letters
Brief letters: Continuing education | Learning difficulties and learning disabilities | A national treasure | The right map | Clean streets


18, Feb, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Ian Rankin hits out at lack of Covid jab advice for people with learning disabilities
Crime writer accuses governments of ignoring people like his 26-year-old son, who is in a care home

Libby Brooks

17, Feb, 2021 @3:37 PM

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The Guardian view on disability and Covid: shine a light | Editorial
Editorial: Families are worried that people with learning disabilities have not been prioritised. Who can blame them?


16, Feb, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Fury at ‘do not resuscitate’ notices given to Covid patients with learning disabilities
Vulnerable people have encountered ‘shocking discrimination’ during pandemic, says Mencap charity

James Tapper

13, Feb, 2021 @1:56 PM

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Charities urge clarity over who qualifies for next UK vaccine wave
Many vulnerable people who expected to be on ‘at risk’ list next in line for jab say they have been left out

Sarah Marsh, Frances Ryan and Dan Sabbagh

12, Feb, 2021 @6:28 PM

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UK Covid: Keir Starmer and Nicola Sturgeon criticise government over 'too leaky' borders - as it happened
Labour leader says all arrivals in UK should have to face hotel quarantine as Sturgeon calls UK borders ‘too leaky’ to protect against variants

Andrew Sparrow

11, Feb, 2021 @6:21 PM

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