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Group of people working togetherSCLD can provide facilitation to help you achieve the best outcomes from your meetings.

As independent facilitators, we can design and lead meetings and events which allow you to focus clearly on what you need to achieve.

 

We can help you:

  • Create a meeting that feels like a safe place to share your thoughts
  • Reflect on your achievements and learning from challenges you have faced
  • Gather new...

Glasgow Living Wage logoSCLD are pleased to announce that we have signed up as a Glasgow Living Wage provider, meaning all members of staff are paid at least £7.65 per hour. You can find out more about the scheme and see a list of the 130+ employers across Glasgow who have also signed up here...

 
 
In April 2013, a new benefit called Personal Independence Payment (PIP) was introduced to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people between the ages of 16 and 65.
 
From 26th January 2015, everyone who lives in a Glasgow postcode area...

SCLD has launched a new monthly online newsletter called 'SCLD e-Focus'. This newsletter will be sent to everyone who has signed up to our mailing list. If you haven't signed up already, click here to do so!

With each edition of e-Focus, you can expect to receive:

  • Updates on SCLD training, events and project work
  • Updates on the work of our member organisations
  • General news of relevance to people with learning disabilities and their carers, as well as general social care, health and third sector...

Parents can sometimes find it difficult to support their children with career and learning decisions, there is so much to think about and a lot of big decisions have to be taken. Sometimes parents are unaware of the resources available to them. In response, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has developed a new website: My World of Work for Parents, to help parents access the resoruces and information they need to support their child on their journey from school through to employment...

Our partners at PAMIS founded the national campaign that led to the Changing Places Consortium being formed. Over 170 organisations and agencies across the UK are supporting the Consortium's 'Changing Places' campaign, to offer fully accessible toilet facilities for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities. The 100th Changing Places Toilet in Scotland was opened at Murrayfield Stadium...

A new report called 'The National Confidential Forum: Estimating the number of people with learning disabilities places in institutional care as children, 1930 - 2005' has been published by SCLD. This research was commissioned by the Scottish Government to support the inclusion of people with learning disabilities in the National Confidential Forum. This report presents the findings of research into the development and use of Scottish learning disability hospitals...

Picture of a group of peopleThe 3rd December 2014 was 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities' and people all over the world got together to celebrate. It has been observed every year by the United Nations (UN) Enable since 1992, and promotes disability rights and support for people with disabilities through meetings and campaigns. The theme of this year's event is 'The promise of technology'. We're supporting this theme with a new course called...

SCLD facilitators Susan Forrest and Lindsay Kinloch spent a very positive two days with Crossreach Learning Disabilities Service where they helped a group of the people they support to present with confidence. The group developed a range of new skills such as managing their audience, developing and delivering a presentation and dealing with challenging questions. Sessions were also held on equality and diversity, which generated a lot of discussion, and everyone put...

The latest SCLD training course catalogue is available now.  In it you will find full details, dates and costs for all our upcoming training opportunities, plus lots of information about our new courses.

You can download the Training Course Catalogue here...


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