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The new SCLD Training course catalogue is available. You can download it here...

SCLD is looking to co-opt a suitably qualified Trustee with financial expertise to our Board. The new Trustee will also act as Convenor of the Finance and Audit Committee which reports to the Board.

 

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SCLD is a charity set up in 2001 by third sector organisations and universities.  Our team works alongside people with learning disabilities, their families and carers and in partnership with stakeholders...

Man riding a bikeOur partners at PAMIS have joined together with a family from Arbroath to organise a ‘Loo Tour de Britain’ to raise money and awareness of Changing Places toilets. Grant Speed is cycling from Leeds to Arbroath, 370 miles in total, and once he gets to Edinburgh there will be lots more people joining him through Fife to Arbroath. Together they have already raised over £4,000 and...

The first group of Project SEARCH interns at the University of Aberdeen graduated at the beginning of July, with 11 out of 12 having already secured employment. This is a fantastic achievement for both interns and staff alike, and builds on the success of the Aberdeen team being named the foremost up and coming site of 2013/14 at the recent Project SEARCH European Conference:

 

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On 13th June 2013 the Scottish Government launched Scotland's learning disability strategy ‘The keys to life’.  To celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of ‘The keys to life’  the Scottish Government have launched a new website  which provides...

The eSAY project produces annual statistics about adults with learning disabilities known to local authorities in Scotland. This information is collected on behalf of the Scottish Government and is derived from local authority administrative data. We would be grateful if you could complete our survey and give your opinions on the usefulness, format and publication of the statistics. This survey aims to increase user engagement with existing users of eSAY and to raise awareness of the...

Central Advocacy Partners have published a new toolkit for support providers, local agencies and other professionals involved with people with learning disabilities to offer guidance about facilitating discussion regarding disability hate crime, including how to tackle it and making a report. You can download a copy here...

This guidance should be used with the...

Data from the 2012 Statistics Release on adults with learning disabilities known to Scottish local authorities (eSAY) revealed that just 1.5% of adults with learning disabilities who are in contact with local authorities are from a black or minority ethnic background.  National Census...

The easy read summary of Scotland's Future is now available. This is a paper by the Scottish Government. It is a guide to an independent Scotland. You can download the easy read here...

The latest edition of SCLD News In focus... is out now.  In this special Learning Disability Week edition we are focusing on issues around the independence referendum on 18th September.

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