Are people with learning disabilities still bullied in Scotland?

People with learning disabilities have united with charities to challenge public attitudes.

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Bullying of people with learning disabilities is a crime that is still prevalent in Scotland but too often goes unreported, according to campaigners who are seeking to raise awareness of the problem.

People with learning disabilities have united with charities this Learning Disability Awareness Week to challenge public attitudes over disability hate crime, and help the public understand how their behaviour can affect vulnerable people.

How big is the problem of bullying people with learning disabilities? What can we do to bring this form of intolerance to an end?

Scotland Tonight hears from Peter McMahon, who has a learning disability and made a film about the everyday abuse he and others face, and Peter Scott, chief executive of the charity Enable.

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