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Learning Disability Awards 2018

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The Learning Disability Awards 2018 took place on Friday 18th May at the Sheraton Hotel in Edinburgh

A fantastic evening was had by all who attended and the achievements of people with learning disabilities and those who support them were well and truly celebrated!

The Learning Disability 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.

Award categories

Enterprise Award - in association with Scottish Qualifications Authority

Winner - COPE Ltd

Highly Commended - LifeSkills Plus Students at Dundee & Angus College

Sport Achievement - in association with Active Scotland

Winner - Andrew Macintyre

Highly Commended - Amy Currie

Support in Work - in association with Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow

Winner - Louise Stevenson, Braehead Foods

Highly Commended - Jim Wylie, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Community Champion - in association with Scottish Community Development Centre

Winner - Shopping Buddies, East Renfrewshire

Highly Commended - William Rae

Highly Commended - National Involvement Network

Support Worker - in association with Scottish Social Services Council

Winner - Hannah Elliott

Highly Commended - Murray Alexander

Creative Talent - in association with Creative Scotland

Winner - Lewis Drummond

Highly Commended - Jonathan McKinstry

Family Carer - in association with Carers Trust Scotland

Winner - Kate and Jenny Sanger

Skills and Learning - in association with The Salvesen Mindroom Centre

Winner - The HD Training Company

Highly Commended - Rickie Ballingall


View our photo gallery here:

Learning Disability Awards Photo Album


View videos of our finalists here:

Learning Disability Awards: Our finalists

If you have any questions about the 2018 awards, please give us a call on 0141 248 3733 or email admin@scld.co.uk