We are really pleased to announce that we’ve received some funding from South Lanarkshire Council to pilot an advocacy service for carers of people with learning disabilities. If you would like more information, or would like to speak with someone
Application-form-advocate SpeakOut_JobAdSpeak Out have a vacancy for an experienced and motivated advocacy worker. Application form, job description/person spec is attached. Closing date for applications is 27 March 2018.
The next Cross Party Group takes place on 20 February at 1 pm in Room 3 the Scottish Parliament. The dates for all the meetings this year are: 29 May at 1 pm 11 September at 1 pm [this will
The national adult protection day takes place on 20 February 2018. More information about the events on the day will follow soon.
We’ve been asked to join the cross party group on autism. This is a really exciting opportunity for us to tell our MSP’s how it really is for people with autism, and to help to influence positive changes. We’ll write
Speak Out have been asked to pilot a carers advocacy service. Our aim is to ensure that carers views are heard and their rights upheld. We help by providing information that will allow carers to make informed choices about their
The annual general meeting takes place on 28 November at 11 am in Edinburgh. It will close at 1 pm. If your are interested in attending, please contact Sonya or Donna at LDAS. The next big meeting of The Learning
Great News!!! The Scottish Parliament have agreed to launch a cross party group on autism! This is great news, and at last, some real focus and attention might be paid to people who are affected by autism. Well done to
Speak Out were invited to address the 2 events that looked at the experiences of parents who have a learning disability. Patricia and Sandie attended the first event in Glasgow, and Jim, Sandie and Ruth the event in Stirling. Our
Speak Out are looking to recruit a part-time admin worker with book-keeping skills. Details can be found on our vacancy page.