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Putting asset based approaches into practice: learning from evidence and experience

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SCLD was delighted to welcome Jeane Freeman MSP, Minister for Social Security, to open our national conference on supporting people with learning disabilities to participate in Scottish communities in Thursday 7th September. The conference, held at Perth Concert Hall, saw over 160 delegates gather to hear from experts, including people with learning disabilities, and practitioners from across the country. In …

Building Bridges from Policy to Practice: Resources and Presentations

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Resources Building Bridges to a Good Life: A review of asset based, person centred approaches and people with learning disabilities in Scotland ‘How To’ Guides: Hate Crime Projects ‘How To’ Guides: Employment Projects ‘How To’ Guides: Parenting Projects ‘How To’ Guides: Social Connectedness Projects Presentations Beyond the Project Cycle: Mellow Parenting and Cantraybridge College Building Bridges to a Good Life – …

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Easy Read Information

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Easy Read is one form of accessible information.  Easy Read is about making written information easier to understand. Easy Read documents use short simple sentences with pictures. Easy Read documents are one way to make information more accessible to people with learning disabilities. Easy Read Top Tips Easy Read Resources Personalised Easy Read These are documents that are designed for …

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Resources – Working Together with Parents Network

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This list of information resources has been compiled with help from the ALLIANCE and the GIRFEC team.  Child’s Plan P+C easy read guide Easy Read Guide Wellbeing 2 Easy Read SHANAARI indicators Fathers with learning disabilities and their experiences of adult social care services GIRFEC Practitioners Workshop Pack GIRFEC overview P+C easy read guide Guide to Supported Parenting Lead Professional …

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014: Making it work for parents with learning disabilities

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Oonagh Brown, Policy and Implementation Officer (Parenting), outlines how Part 12 of the Act will directly impact some parents with learning disabilities and highlights ways for professionals to get involved. The Working Together with Parents (Scottish) Network is holding events in local authorities about Part 12 of The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. These events will provide Information about …