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Information for people with learning difficulties

Below is a guide for people with learning difficulties to help make the actual process of going to the polling station much clearer and straightforward:

Voting at the polling station

The guide was designed and produced by the Corporate Communications Unit, Electoral Services (Wandsworth Council), and the Makaton Charity (registered charity number 1119819) with the help of members of the Battersea Social Education Centre.

Useful websites

United Response, the national disability charity have produced the Every Vote Counts website which contains specific information on the voting process.

Speaking Up is an organisation that supports and empowers people with learning difficulties, disabilities and mental health problems to speak up for themselves. They have created the Promote the Vote website that aims to raise awareness by supporting and encouraging people with learning difficulties to have a better understanding of the voting process, to become active citizens, and to register to vote