Learning Disability Lived Experience Board – An update

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As we have seen recently during this month’s Co-Production Week Scotland, coproduction is increasingly used when designing and delivering care services. So, could it also be used when it comes to making decisions on government policies and law? When decisions have life changing impacts for people, it’s essential that decision-making processes involve the people they impact, especially when these decisions …

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The State of Our Rights: Leeanne and Sandy have their say

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SCLD has invited a range of stakeholders and partners to share their thoughts on our recent state-of-the-nation report on the human rights of people with learning disabilities, The State of Our Rights. To bring our series to a close, we are hearing from two members of SCLD’s Human Rights Lived Experience Board, Leeanne Clark and Sandy Stark. Over the last few …

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The One Where We Spoke to the Minister About Our Human Rights!

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Aaron Hume, a member of SCLD’s Learning Disability and Human Rights Lived Experience Board writes about the Board’s recent meeting with Christina McKelvie MSP and the importance of being heard when it comes to human rights… “Recently the SCLD Human Rights Lived Experience Board had the pleasure of having Minister for Equalities and Older People, Christina McKelvie MSP, come along …

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The Right to be Heard! Making rights real with the Human Rights Bill Lived Experience Board 

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The Learning Disability and Human Rights Bill Lived Experience Board brings together a diverse group of people with learning disabilities to inform the new Human Rights Bill for Scotland.  We are about to publish the first report from SCLD’s Lived Experience Board. The report will cover the first two blocks of the Board’s meetings, demonstrating the valuable input from the …