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Making our voices heard – advocacy and learning disability

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Wednesday 11th July 2018 In July 2018 SCLD launched a scoping report: A stronger Voice? A scoping study of independent advocacy for people with learning disabilities . The Report explored advocacy provision and experiences of advocacy support for people with learning disabilities in Scotland. People with learning disabilities often find it difficult to make their voice heard. They can experience barriers …

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Fife up your life!

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Friday 6th July 2018 In the second in our Asset Based Blog Series, Alan Roberts, Service Planning and Development Manager at the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership, reflects on the involvement of people with learning disabilities in local community engagement…   “Have a learning disability? – become a rugby player” This was one of the opportunities presented during the asset …

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A wee blether with… actor Abi Brydon

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Monday 2nd July 2018 Abi Brydon, actress with INSPIRE Fife and Suzanne Lofthus, director at Cutting Edge Theatre This month sees the launch of our research paper  – Safe and Healthy Relationships: Empowering People with Learning Disabilities through Education. Sex and relationships education, setting and maintaining personal boundaries and having the freedom to choose who we enter a relationship with …