Strathclyde Business School works with ENABLE Scotland on the Breaking Barriers programme. Here Andy Cruickshank, delivery manager at ENABLE Works, provides some insight into the initiative.
Campaigners have called for stricter rules around the use of restraint and seclusion in schools.
Aberdeen City Council has been praised for the quality of care it provides to people with learning disabilities.
LESS than a third of women with a learning disability in Glasgow were given a life-saving test for cervical cancer last year, figures show.
A new plan has been launched to help support people with learning disabilities.
A charity is calling for a national campaign to promote the benefits of employing staff with learning disabilities as only 10% of adults are in work
Shocking footage has emerged online of a young schoolboy with learning difficulties being goaded into fighting a fellow student. At one point in the sickening video the lad is heard to gasp that he can barely breathe, as he grapples on the ground with a fellow 12-year-old student from Edinburgh’s Leith Academy.
MEDICS are to receive specialist help on aiding cancer patients with learning disabilities as charities aim to close a gap in life expectancy.
STUDENTS with learning disabilities across Glasgow are being encouraged to apply for the opportunity to enrol at Strathclyde Business School, after over a third of graduates from the pilot programme went on to employment or further study.
Four new reports published today by the Mental Welfare Commission of visits to units for people with learning disabilities found unacceptable levels of delayed discharge, with some patients waiting years to leave hospital.
New guidance making it easier for people with autism or a learning disability to navigate the internet safely and legally has been produced in Fife.