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.
Now open for nominations!
The Learning Disability Awards 2019 are now officially open for nominations!
You can nominate across 8 categories. Nominations will close on Monday 4th February 2019. Find out more information and access nomination forms for each category below.
Learning Disability Week 2019
We are delighted to launch Learning Disability Week 2019! This year's theme is Community: Active, Connected, Included.
You can read more about how you can get involved, order a Get Involved Pack and download logos and social media posts on our webpage now.
Employment for People with Learning Disabilities
Our latest report, The Route to Employment for People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland sets out the employment landscape for people with learning disabilities in Scotland today, and provides priority action points on which to move forward.
We work across a range of policy issues, such as Employability, Parenting, Housing and Advocacy. You can find out more about what we do and view our publications on our Policy Issues page.
IAISSIDD is coming to Glasgow in 2019!
The World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) is coming to Glasgow next summer from August 6 - 9.
The Congress is now open for the submission of abstracts. You can submit an abstract by visiting the IAISSIDD website here.
To find out more about the Congress watch the promotional video and follow #FUTURE4ALL on social media channels.
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.