Jo Whiley shows her support for Learning Disability Week

Mencap ambassador shares her story about why family carers need greater support

Jo Whiley, the TV and radio broadcaster and Mencap ambassador, is asking supporters to contact their local MP so that support for people with a learning disability and their families and carers continues to stay high up the political agenda.

You can support our Learning Disability Week e-action and send a message to your local MP here.

Jo, whose sister Frances (pictured left with Jo) has a learning disability, has shared her story about how her family have had to overcome a number of very challenging situations in order to have the peace of mind that Frances receives the best care and support available.

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