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Manx Mencap marks Learning Disability Awareness Week

Natalie, Yasmin and friends enjoying a Manx Mencap activity session

"Do you see me?" theme aims to celebrate the qualities of those it works with

People with learning disabilities on the Island are "over achievers" when it comes to their contribution to the community.

That's the view of the Manx Mencap charity.

It's using the theme of Learning Disability Awareness Week "do you see me?" to celebrate the qualities of the people it helps.

Amy Griffiths has been along to one of the activity sessions to find out more:

It's thought there are around 1,700 people with learning disabilities on the Island.

Manx Mencap has a series of events planned for the week.

You can find out more here.

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