Resources & Publications

SCLD works across a range of policy areas to represent the interests of people with learning disabilities and those who support them. Below you will find our resources and publications grouped by policy area. Click on the each heading to view and download the relevant resources.

If you have any questions regarding any of our resources, or require an alternative format, please email admin@scld.co.uk or phone us on 0141 248 3733.


'A Stronger Voice?': A Scoping Study of Independent Advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland (July 2018):

  • Introduction to the Coronavirus Booklet A Guide to using an Introduction to Coronavirus Booklet
  • Coping with feeling down Feeling Down Booklet A Guide to using the Feeling Down Booklet
  • Getting a good night's sleep A Good Night's Sleep Booklet A Guide to using A Good Night's Sleep Booklet
  • Being active and staying well 'You can do it!' - Being Active and Keeping Better Booklet A Guide to using the 'You can do it!' Booklet
  • Solving problems 'Sort it out' - A way to help you solve your problems Booklet A Guide to using the 'Sort it out' Booklet
  • Coping with anxiety Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus Booklet A Guide to using the Feeling Anxious Booklet
  • Dealing with anger Feeling Angry and Staying Calm Booklet A Guide to using the Feeling Angry and Staying Calm Booklet
  • A Guide to the Video Relaxation Exercises

Mapping the Employability Landscape for people with Learning Disabilities in Scotland (August 2016):

Employment TASK Group Report (November 2018)

The Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Pack is designed to support people with learning disabilities to eat healthily and to understand and have access to the benefits of healthy living.

The development of the pack was led by dieticians in the Glasgow Learning Disability Partnership (GLDP) in partnership with day service and health staff, users and carers and was funded initially by NHS Health Scotland.

Download the pack.

Using Scrutiny to Drive Outcomes: Improving Quality of Life for People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland (February 2017): 

'My Life, My Care, My Questions': Questions to ask about Health and Social Care scrutiny in Scotland (February 2017):

A Map of Health and Social Care Scrutiny in Scotland (February 2017)

In 2019 SCLD and partners ran a national survey of people with learning disabilities in Scotland. Over 1,200 responses were received.

We have published a series of reports exploring the results of the survey.

Relationships Matter

"Mostly a ten, but sometimes a zero" Exploring the wellbeing of people with learning disabilities

My Home My Community

My Time My Choice?

Supporting Parents with Learning Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities (August 2016):