The Learning Disabilities fund supports 10 charities and social enterprises from the Learning Disabilities Sector to improve their resilience and sustainability so they can deliver on key aspects of the Keys to Life.
Inspiring ScotlandÂ and theÂ Scottish Commission for People with Learning DisabilitiesÂ (SCLD)Â teamed up to create a leadership course for people with learning disabilities.
The course is designed to help participants develop the skills and tools to make the choices that are going to help them live the healthiest, happiest and most fulfilled life as possible.
The course is currently closed to applications.
The Learning Disabilities fund works towards the aims of the Keys to Life strategy. The Keys to Life strategy recognises that people who have a learning disability have the same aspirations and expectations as everyone else and is guided by a vision shaped by the Scottish Government’s ambition for all citizens.
Everyone – including people with learning disabilities – should be able to contribute to a fairer Scotland where we tackle inequalities and people are supported to flourish and succeed.
People with learning disabilities should be treated with dignity, respect and understanding. They should be able to play a full part in their communities and live independent lives free from bullying, fear, and harassment.
The Keys to Life strategy has 5 clear priorities, and is aligned with the Fairer Scotland for Disabled People strategy: Living, Learning, Working, Wellbeing and Engagement.
Watch Scottish Commission for Learning Disabilities’ video on the Keys to Life strategy to find out more.
Promoting a More Inclusive SocietyÂ (PAMIS) is the only organisation in Scotland that works solely with people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their families for a better life. They support people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, PMLD – their families, carers and professionals. For its Creative Communities project, PAMIS supports parents and carersLearn More
The Learning Disability Alliance Scotland works to help people with learning disabilities and their families raise their concerns and worries with local and national politicians. https://www.facebook.com/LDAScotland/Learn More
People FirstÂ Scotland works to support people with learning difficulties to have more choice and control over their lives. https://peoplefirstscotland.org/Learn More
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