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The I Need Easy Read campaign is being led by: 
  • People from Easy Read Online. 
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  • Experts by experience from Mencap Liverpool and Sefton. 
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Experts by Experience are people with a learning disability, autistic people and the people that support them. 
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We are working together to make sure our campaign:
 
  • Includes and listens to people with learning disabilities.
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  • Meets the needs of people with learning disabilities. 
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So let's meet our campaign leaders!
Who is Easy Read Online?

Who is Easy Read Online?

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Easy Read Online is an organisation that was set up in 2009. 
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We create Easy Read information for lots of different organisations, like:
  • Government groups. 
  • Councils. 
  • Health and care services.  
  • Charities and support groups. 
  • Housing organisations.
  • Arts and culture organisations.
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We understand that disabled people often do not have the same fair chances in life as non-disabled people. 
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Part of fixing this is making sure disabled people can get the information they need in a way they can understand. 
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This means disabled people can have more control of their own lives.
Who is Mencap Liverpool and Sefton?

Who is Mencap Liverpool and Sefton?

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Mencap Liverpool is an independent local charity that supports people with learning disabilities. 
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We work to: 
  • Make sure that people with learning disabilities have the same chances as non-disabled people.  
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  • Help people with learning disabilities find new opportunities.  
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  • Support people with learning disabilities to make new friends. 
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  • Make sure people with learning disabilities feel respected and safe in their local community.
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We are proud to be the local voice of learning disabilities in Liverpool and Sefton. 

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