3500How can we improve the lives of people with a Learning Disability when even the prime minister muddles them up with those with mental health problems?

What hope is there that society will ever embrace the estimated 1.5 million people with some form of learning difficulty when even the prime minister – the person at the pinnacle of our public services – muddles them up with people with mental health problems? Because when May was confronted in Oxfordshire by a woman asking if she was going to help people with learning difficulties, she responded by saying “we have a lot of plans for people with mental health in particular” until corrected by her forthright interlocutor.

Read the full article from Ian Birrell at The Guardian here