Watch this video to learn more about what we want.
What we want
We want people with learning difficulties to have the same freedom, choice, dignity and control as everyone else – at home, at work and in the community.
We believe we have a right to the support we need to take part in society and live an ordinary life.
We want to be fully included in all areas of our lives and to be treated as equal citizens.
We want our rights as adults and citizens to be respected as outlined in the human rights act, the European convention of human rights and in the United Nations convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.
We want to choose where we live and who we live with.
We want to live without fear of being punished and made fun of.
We want to be protected by law against discrimination and all kinds of crime.
We want to have friendships and relationships, including sexual relationships just as other people do.
We want to have proper jobs with proper wages and have enough money to live on.
We want people with learning difficulties to be included in mainstream education, with good support.
We want to be able to get into mainstream college courses that give proper qualifications and help us get into work.
We want access to the criminal justice system and to have the same rights as other people.
We want the same rights to start a family with good support.
We want good health care and good housing.
We want a life like other people.
For more details about what we are campaigning about right now please contact us.