Speaking up to MPs about accessible information

Matthew and Justin went back to the cabinet office to tell politicians about the importance of accessible information. Read more

Batman vs. Joker at Winter Wonderwheels 2019

Who won the epic showdown? Find out how our fundraisers fared in their midwinter run, raising money for United Response’s Enterprise hub in Teddington. Read more

Uplifting theatre productions showcase real emotion and humour

The performers and staff at ROC Creative have worked for over two years, researching and devising material, to put together this incredible piece of theatre. Find out more and watch the video showing how this creative production came together. Read more

Dear new Prime Minister: give us some festive cheer - gift the UK a new national health and care service this Christmas

Communities and opinions across the UK are divided. Gifting the UK a brand new national health and care service would be a wonderful present for everyone this Christmas. Read more

“My mission is to beat this stigma around disabilities.”

Justin explains why he started a group for people with disabilities to talk about politics and how it affects their lives. Read more

Thank you to Penny, and all of our brilliant supporters!

We’re saying thank you to all of our wonderful fundraisers and supporters – like Penny, who ran the Great North Run to give more opportunities to people with disabilities in York. Read more

Who cares about manifestos?

People with learning disabilities have an equal right to make an informed choice in this pivotal general election – that's why we're translating party manifestos into easy read. Read more

General election 2019: party manifestos need to sell social care

Social care reform should be considered a positive opportunity and would be higher up the priority list in this general election if not for Brexit. Read more

Luke is among just six per cent of people with learning disabilities in paid work – how can we defend such a low statistic in 2019?

United Response CEO reflects on the disparity in rates of employment for people with learning disabilities and celebrates the achievements of those in paid employment for Learning Disability Work Week 2019 and beyond. Read more

Disability hate crime rises while prosecutions and charges drop – worrying 2019 statistics reflect a “deeper societal issue”

Disability hate crime is unacceptable and needs to be tackled by challenging prejudice, says John Cooper, our Head of Policy and Public Affairs. Read the full interview… Read more

United Response allotment wins Blackpool in Bloom award

A communal garden designed for people with autism and physical and learning disabilities, and the local community, wins the “Thriving” award in the yard/small garden category of Blackpool in Bloom. Read more

£17,000 raised at the ROC 5K

This year's annual ROC 5K, which took place last month in sunny Truro, saw almost 500 runners raise a record-breaking £17,000 between them. Read more

United Response joins over 100 social care organisations to criticise Government human rights changes

Tim Cooper,  CEO of United Response, added his signature to that of over 100 social care sector organisations in an open letter to Government ministers to raise concerns about the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill. Read more

ROC Creative's Mexico exhibition a huge success

Following 12 months of hard work learning about Mexican culture, ROC Creative Torbay put on an amazing month-long exhibition. Read more