Achievements of people with learning disabilities
Crowdfunded essays will showcase careers of learning disabled people in film, theatre, television, music, art and campaigning.
My youngest sister has a talent for baking, an ambition to see her artwork widely displayed, an infectious giggle and the learning disability fragile X syndrome.
Characteristics, abilities and aspirations come first, diagnosis and lifelong support needs second. Or at least that is how 28-year-old Raana’s friends, family and social care support staff would describe her.