Earlier this week ITV News revealed why many disabled people believe that the Paralympic Games have delivered no lasting legacy.
A survey for the charity, Scope, found that in spite of more positive attitudes, those with disabilities are still suffering discrimination and abuse. Following the report, many viewers contacted ITV News and wanted to share their experiences.
Social Affairs Editor Penny Marshall reports on the torment of two boys who have Autism and the terrible consequences it had:
Mencap says a third of the people being bullied who contact the charity have had to move or are thinking of being the aggression is so great.
For more information on Autism visit the National Autistic Society website.