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Dec 18, 2015

In our continuing series My Life, My Way Lynn Murdoch talks candidly to Michael McEwan of Able Radio about life with cerebral palsy. Lynn attended mainstream schools and tried office work for a while. Now living in own home and working as an activities coordinator in a care home, she offers advice and encouragement...


Nov 26, 2015

Michael McEwan of Able Radio talks to George Gordon, a part-time receptionist with with SCLD who has previously worked with Common Knowledge as an interviewer on the Special Olympics and as a support worker. He has also worked on the SCLD Citizen Leadership programme. He talks about the challenge of attending college...


Oct 7, 2015

Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place 10-17 October 2015. In this episode Michael McEwan of Able Radio finds out why we need an awareness week and what is happening in Glasgow from Brian Scott (Development Manager - Glasgow Disability Alliance), Pauline Kelly (Hate Crime Policy Officer - Community Safety Glasgow) and...


Sep 16, 2015

Adoptive or foster parents often believe they have failed and blame themselves for their child's violent or aggressive behaviour. It's important that professionals are 'trauma aware' and do not reinforce these feelings. Edwina Grant talks to Christine Gordon and Karen Wallace of Adapt Scotland about caring for those who...


Sep 10, 2015

Bobath Scotland is the only charity in Scotland dedicated to helping people with cerebral palsy, the most common cause of physical disability. With Cerebral Palsy Month coming up in October and World Cerebral Palsy Day on 7 October, Bobath Scotland Chief Executive Stephanie Fraser talks to Michael McEwan about how...