Take part in our latest hate crime survey

In 2016 we found that 73% of people with learning disabilities and/or autism had been victims of hate crime and in 2019 we found that 78% of people who had been subjected to crime or abuse felt it was because of their disability. Now it’s time to get more recent data and people with or without a learning disability or autism can complete the hate crime survey.

>> Click here to take the short survey online <<

>>Click here to download an easy read PDF of the survey<<

Here is our Advocacy Lead, Dr Mark Brookes MBE, introducing the survey

5 years of campaigning against hate crime

In October we are marking five years of the #ImWithSam campaign to tackle hate crime, during Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021. As part of our campaign we are running a new survey to find out about people’s experience of hate crime and reporting issues to the police.

We will be able to use this information to raise awareness and understanding, and lobby for change. The survey is anonymous and is in an easy read format.

We can also help people to complete the survey over the phone, ask for this by emailing dimensionscampaigns@dimensions-uk.org or messaging us.

#ImWithSam campaign against hate crime

#ImWithSam is a long term campaign that continues to change how disability hate crimes are treated and how victims are supported.

It’s unacceptable that less than half of victims have reported the crime committed against them to the police, and that the justice system doesn’t treat victims as reliable witnesses.

We’ve worked with government, police forces and academics to reach those who can make things better.

We also provide information for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, and the people who care for and support them, so they know their rights.

Use the buttons below to find out more about the campaign