The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) is the lead strategic partner to the Scottish Government in the delivery of learning disability strategy and policy.

We are an intermediary organisation for the learning disability sector in Scotland, and we are committed to finding new and better ways to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities.

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Event: Supporting Parents with Learning Disabilities

Held during Learning Disability Week, this theatrical production will encourage reflection on challenges to protecting the rights of parents with learning disabilities to private and family life.

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Learning Disability Week 2018

Learning Disability Week

Scotland’s national Learning Disability Week 2018 will take place from Monday 14th – Sunday 20th May. Find out more about the theme for the week, and about how SCLD can support your community to get involved.

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Share your event plans

Are you organising a public event to mark Scotland's Learning Disability Week (Monday 14th- Sunday 20th May 2018)?  Complete our short form and we will help you to spread the word about it! 

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Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust: Guest Blog

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is a UK charity dedicated to women affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities. We have recently launched a new project to increase the uptake of cervical screening (the smear test) across Glasgow.

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Learning Disability Week 2018

Scottish Learning Disability Awards

The Scottish Learning Disability Awards provide an opportunity to celebrate, on a national level, the achievements of people with learning disabilities and the people who support them. 

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