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    All In Edinburgh making a name for itself far outside the capital

    Date: December 18, 2017- Category: ENABLE Works news

    Employment support group for people who have disabilities earns accolades home and abroad All In Edinburgh, the capital’s unique supported employment service, is making people sit up and notice far beyond the limits of the city it serves. Not only has it been a finalist in ERSA’s (Employment Related Service…

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  • ENABLE Scotland's young Change Champions posing for the camera outside Scottish Parliament

    Campaigners deliver lesson on learning disability in Parliament

    Date: December 14, 2017- Category: Campaigning news

    Young learning disability campaigners gathered at the Scottish Parliament yesterday (12th December) to tell MSPs about their experiences of being bullied and to promote ‘change through understanding’. Standing outside the Parliament building in Edinburgh, a band of ‘Change Champions’ from charity ENABLE Scotland held placards with personal details about themselves,…

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    A Five-Star Weekend at the Human Rights Gathering

    Date: December 8, 2017- Category: Case Study

    Hi, my name is Greg. I’m an ENABLE Scotland ACE Youth Group member. In November me, my friend Ben and 100 other young people attended a Human Rights Gathering organised by Scotland’s new Youth Commissioner. His name is Bruce Adamson. It was a brilliant, five-star weekend and I wanted to…

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  • Street art in Dundee

    Young people showcase ‘Secrets of Dundee’ in new exhibition

    Date: December 8, 2017- Category: ENABLE Works news

    On Tuesday 5 December, six young photographers launched a new photo exhibition showcasing the hidden landmarks of Dundee. Photographs will be on display at the Dundee Central Library until 18 December, with featured spots including the Parker Street Steps, remnants of the Bell Street Cemetery, the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum,…

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    All children can achieve!

    Date: December 8, 2017- Category: Campaigning news

    Almost one year ago today, I sat in a committee room at Holyrood and cried as I listened to Lucy McKee, Jan Savage and Theresa Shearer talk about hundreds of children all over Scotland who were missing out on so much of life at school. That was the day we…

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    No longer the ‘elephant in the room’

    Date: December 7, 2017- Category: Campaigning news

    As I addressed the ENABLE Scotland National Conference in Glasgow last month – and as a former teacher – I considered what had been achieved by their headline campaign #IncludED in the Main?! and the voices of more than 800 people who supported it. Today, we are one year on…

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