Learning disability

Learning Disability Week launch

Iriss.fm, Episode 233

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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.

Disability Equality Scotland

Iriss.fm, Episode 232

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Michael McEwan speaks to Ian Buchanan about Disability Equality Scotland, focusing more specifically on Disability Access Panels. 

Disability and access to leisure

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline: Disability and access to leisure
This Outline looks at how providers of leisure activities can improve accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities and their carers.

Looking back at Learning Disability Week

Iriss.fm, Episode 206

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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.

Spotlight on dementia and equalities

Spotlight on dementia and equalities
Launch of a report which contributes to the growing body of work highlighting dementia and equalities and the need to integrate knowledge into practice. 

Impact of women specific interventions

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline Impact of  women specific interventions
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.