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'It's hard to get a job with Down's syndrome'

People living with Down's syndrome have told Victoria Derbyshire there are still too many barriers to finding a job.

The charity Mencap says eight out of 10 working age people with a learning disability could work but less than two in 10 are in employment.

James Hamilton told the programme he was disappointed to be told "thank you, but goodbye" once he had completed some work experience.

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  • 08 May 2015
  • From the section UK
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