The first CBBz presenter with Down syndrome called for more television jobs for people with learning disabilities.
George Webster, 21, believes this will lead to good behavior for people like him.
George is the ambassador for the charity Mencap, which celebrates its 75th anniversary[/caption]
The star, who debuted on the children’s channel in September, said it was “so important” to have more people with disabilities in the media. Then people “will understand better. , , And be less afraid to approach someone and talk to them”.
He continued: “Then they could get to know them better. It would also mean that people treat us better – it could make things better.”
George Menkapp is the ambassador of the charity, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Their research found that two-thirds of Britons do not know what a learning disability is, while 1.5 million people in the UK have one. It also shows that 40 percent of adults feel uncomfortable talking to people with learning disabilities.
George of Leeds said: “I want everyone to treat people with learning disabilities fairly and not judge them. Talk to us before assuming anything.
“I am delighted with the positive response I have received since joining CBBz.
“I think this will help people understand better. They can learn more about me and see that we are not that different.
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