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People with learning disabilities are making YouTube videos to help tackle obesity as part of a pioneering new project from the disability charity United Response.

United Response is a national charity that provides a range of support services for adults and young people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs or physical disabilities.

CookABILITY aims to encourage people with learning disabilities, Down’s syndrome and autism to cook for themselves and eat healthy food.  You can subscribe to the CookABILITY channel on You Tube.

Mencap also have cooking tips and simple recipes on their website.

Eating healthily - top tips and recipes (opens a new window)

This app has been designed to help people with Down’s syndrome and their parents or carers to make positive changes to their lifestyle through healthier eating and activity tracking, whilst also improving their digital skills and capabilities. 

Find out more about the healthy swap app on the DSActive website (opens a new window)