Learning Disability Week

Learning Disability Week is Scotland’s learning disability awareness raising week, which takes place in May every year.  Every year has a different theme that is important to the lives of people with a learning disability.

Get involved with Scottish Learning Disability Week

  • SCLD provide a free ‘Get Involved Pack’ which contains lots of fun stuff like posters, badges and activities which can help you plan your activities for the week. This is available from January every year
  • You can download resources from SCLD’s website including posters and graphics which will fit the year’s theme
  • We would love it if you could support Learning Disability Week on social media and share some key messages with your networks
  • Please share what you are doing for Learning Disability Week with SCLD and we can lets lots of people know what great awareness raising activities are happening across Scotland!

Scottish Learning Disability Week 2019

Scotland’s Learning Disability Week 2019 took place between Monday 13th – Sunday 20th May. The theme was ‘Community – Active, Connected, Included’ which emphasised the role that people with learning disabilities play in their communities, and also the barriers some people face to being included in their communities.

To see what happened during Learning Disability Week 2019, search the hashtag #LDWeek2019 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Watch this space for news about Learning Disability Week 2020!

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