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Nov 19, 2019

Include Me 2 Club aims to change the face of social care in East Renfrewshire, by taking a person-centred, community asset-based approach.

Michael McEwan interviews Paul McIlvaney, the Chair of the project.

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Oct 25, 2019

The Life I Want is a partnership project in Greater Glasgow and Clyde that includes people with disabilities in the design of services.

Michael McEwan speaks to Donna-Marie Speir, the co-ordinator of the project. 

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Sep 23, 2019

Gig Buddies is a project that matches people with a learning disability with a volunteer who shares similar interests to engage in nightlife activities together.

Michael McEwan interviews the Scotland project manager, Samuel Maggs and also speaks to a user of the service, Kerry Ferguson. 

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Aug 20, 2019

People First is an organisation run by and for people with learning disabilities.

Michael McEwan speaks to Rosie Smith, one of the members, who tells him about the work of the organisation. 

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May 28, 2019

Michael McEwan speaks to Linda Mitchell from the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) about IASSIDD - the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, which is being held in Glasgow on 6-9 August, 2019.

IASSIDD Congresses are the...