Our roving reporter on disability issues, Michael McEwan, attended a number of events over Learning Disability Week 2018 (14-20 May) and spoke to the organisers.
For the launch of Learning Disability Week 2019, Michael McEwan spoke to Libby Clement from SCLD; James Morton, Bake Off finalist; and Jonathan McKinstry, a nominee in the 2018 Learning Disability Awards.
Published in Iriss.fm on 5 Feb 2019
Looks at the relationship between poverty and engagement with transitional support interventions for young people with disabilities.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 21 Jan 2019
Michael McEwan speaks to Ian Buchanan about Disability Equality Scotland, focusing more specifically on Disability Access Panels.
Published in Iriss.fm on 11 Jan 2019
A creative organisation interested in work which references cutting edge social issues such as creative learning, stories of migration and asylum, issues affecting LGBT people, disability, ethnicity, creative ageing and social health and well-being.
Published in Iriss.fm on 7 Jan 2019
Explores the relationship between learning disabilities and mental health for young people during the transitional period.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 17 Dec 2018
Access to Politics is a project which aims to support disabled people into politics.
Published in Iriss.fm on 1 Nov 2018
A project in Australia that has been successful at involving families as peer workers in early childhood intervention.
Published in Iriss.fm on 23 Oct 2018
This Outline looks at how providers of leisure activities can improve accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities and their carers.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 7 Sep 2018
Published in Iriss.fm on 6 Jul 2018
Looks at how the diverse needs of disabled people can be addressed in an organisation’s values statement. It also summarises evidence on the values that can support the workforce in delivering quality disability services, and how these values can be integrated in the third sector.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 21 May 2018