Mencap and University College London (UCL) have published a review of attitudes towards people with a learning disability.
The report, 'Changing attitudes to learning disability: A review
of the evidence', was written by Dr Katrina Scior and Dr Shirli
Werner. It analyses what attitudes exist towards people with a
learning disability and how negative attitudes are having a harmful
effect on people's lives. They also point to key actions that can
be taken to improve how society treats people with a learning
Mencap worked with the UCL to produce the report to better
understand existing attitudes around learning disability and
attempt to challenge wrong attitudes in the coming years.
- Attitudes_Changing_Report : PDF