16 Nov 2020

How people with learning disabilities are coping in lockdown

North of England Correspondent

Around one and a half million people in the UK are living with learning disabilities. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, they were more likely to experience poorer health, loneliness and poverty.

Now, a major study has been launched aiming to speak to over a 1,000 people and families to see how they are coping with lockdown. We went to meet one family who’ve gone to extraordinary lengths to keep safe.