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RSA Fellowship Opportunity

SCLD is working in partnership with the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) to support six new Fellowship opportunities for people with learning disabilities in Scotland. These opportunities were open to anyone over the age of 18 with a learning disability in Scotland who wanted their creative idea to become a reality.

Chris Creegan drafted a blog about the competition, and the significance of holding the Celebrating Success awards ceremony during national Learning Disability Week. Read it here:

Learning Disability Week 2016: Prepare to be inspired

Our winners

The 2016 RSA Fellowship awardees are:

‘Celebrating Success’ Event Photos

You can view photos from our Celebrating Success RSA Fellowship Awards Ceremony here.

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BBC Radio Scotland interview

Cameron Morgan and Maura Lynch (Depute Chief Executive, SCLD) spoke about the competition to John Beattie on BBC Radio Scotland, You can hear their interview by following the link below:


John Beattie, BBC Radio Scotland

We’ll be sharing updates on the progress of all six new Fellows as we continue to work together to make their creative ideas a reality.

Find out more about the competition, and what it means for the Fellows, the RSA and wider society by watching our competition launch video:


What is the RSA?

The mission of the RSA is to enrich society through ideas and action. By sharing powerful ideas and carrying out cutting-edge research, they build networks and opportunities for people to collaborate – creating fulfilling lives and a flourishing society. Together, we want to recognise people’s skills and talents and help them realise their unique creative ideas to achieve social change. We have a shared commitment to improve access to support and resources for people with learning disabilities.


Find out more about the RSA by watching these videos: