celebrity baker James Morton sits beside Stephen Dickson who designed the Learning Disability Week mascot, 'Uno the Unicorn', both holding cup cakes with Uno the Unicorn cake toppers on them.

Bake Off Star supports Scotland’s Learning Disability Week

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Great British Bake Off finalist, and author, James Morton, showed his support for this year’s Scottish Learning Disability Week by coming along to a ‘Communi-tea’ event. The ‘Communi-tea’ event was for people with learning disabilities and their supporters to come together to enjoy some home baking and play a variety of tea party – themed games. James has also written …

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Getting Fit and Having Fun!

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The Learning Disability Managed Care Network are holding an event in partnership with the Scottish Government about the importance of physical activity for people with learning disability. The event is on Tuesday 18th September from 9am – 4:30pm at Falkirk Stadium in Falkirk. Come along if you work with people with learning disability and want to find out more about: Supporting people to choose and engage in …

Impact of Universal Credit on people with a disability: Lessons to be learned and the way forward in Scotland

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Date & time: Thur 24th May 2018 (9.30am – 12.45pm) Venue: Brodies LLP, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3BX Universal Credit was devised by the Coalition Government at Westminster to simplify benefits, ensure it paid to be in work, tackle poverty and reduce fraud and error. Not initially intended to reduce budgets it was to be paid out at broadly …

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IASSIDD World Congress

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Opportunities for Social Enterprises and Charities The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) are hosting their international conference in Glasgow, from 6th – 9th August 2019. This will see over 1,200 + international researchers, academics, practitioners all working in the field of learning disability research and people with learning disabilities and their families, coming …