• Who we are

    SCLD is an independent charitable organisation. We are 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.

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  • Events

    We promote engagement and dialogue on learning disability by hosting a wide range of events across the country. We also provide tailored events to suit the particular needs of policy delivery partners.

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  • The Learning Disability Awards

    We are excited to be launching Scotland’s first national Learning Disability Awards! The awards provide an opportunity to celebrate, on a national level, the rarely heard stories and achievements of people with learning disabilities and the people who support them.

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  • Evidence & Research

    SCLD is focused on building and disseminating evidence and data relevant to learning disability. We work with academics and experts to build a robust picture of the lives of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

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  • Policy & Implementation

    SCLD works to lead innovation and collaboration. We promote evidence-based practice which facilitates new opportunities for people with learning disabilities, and create opportunities to recognise innovative service design and delivery.

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  • Learning Disability Week

    From Monday 15th - Sunday 21st May 2017, Scotland's national Learning Disability Week will be celebrated, with a theme of 'Looking Back, Thinking Forward'.

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  • RSA Fellowship

    SCLD is working in partnership with the RSA to support six Fellowship opportunities for people with learning disabilities in Scotland. Find out more about the people and the creative ideas behind the project.

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  • The keys to life

    ‘The keys to life’ is Scotland’s learning disability strategy. It is a long term strategy based on a commitment to human rights for people with learning disabilities.

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  • SCLD mailing list

    Sign up here to receive our round up of news, events and research of relevance to learning disability in Scotland.

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SCLD is an intermediary organisation for the learning disability sector in Scotland. We offer support, information and new ideas about learning disability. Our focus is on finding new, better and inclusive ways to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities.

SCLD is an intermediary organisation for the learning disability sector in Scotland. We offer support, information and new ideas about learning disability.
Our focus is on finding new, better and inclusive ways to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities.

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