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Apr 19, 2022

Scottish Learning Disability Week 2022 takes place from 2 until 8 May, and the theme for this year is ‘We all have human rights’.

Michael McEwan speaks to Libby Clement and Oonagh Brown from the Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) about the theme, its importance and what's happening over...


Mar 8, 2022

ENABLE Works helps people with learning disabilities and other barriers to employment to obtain and sustain rewarding employment.

What are some of the barriers and what is the current situation for disabled people seeking employment?

Michael McEwan speaks to Lianne Williams, Depute Director at ENABLE Scotland, and Mark...


Feb 9, 2022

For disabled people, what has been the learning from the Covid-19 pandemic? And what now needs to happen to ensure better lives? 

Michael McEwan, a reporter on disability issues, speaks to Health Journalist and Broadcaster, Pennie Taylor about the history of care and support for people with disabilities, the impact...


Nov 26, 2021

Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference took place this month in Glasgow.

What is the impact of the climate emergency on disabled people and how do they have their voices heard? 

Michael McEwan speaks with Susie Fitton, Policy Officer at Inclusion Scotland about their involvement at Cop 26, the...


Sep 21, 2021

The  Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) has launched an app, Human Rights Town, to help people with learning disabilities understand their human rights.  

The development of the app has been led by a group of people with learning disabilities who have been working...