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  • Remembering ACE member Neil Berry

    Date: December 21, 2021- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland News - ENABLE Scotland

    It is with huge sadness that we announce a much-loved member of the ENABLE Family passed away on Wednesday 15th December. Neil Berry and his partner, Sheila, joined the Aberdeen ACE group when it started in 2018. He soon became an active campaigner, and was skilled in getting his point…

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  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Date: December 3, 2021- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we work to campaign on behalf of our members to create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability. We are committed to building a more equal society for all. We campaign. We support. We advocate. We inform.   International…

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  • Christmas Time

    They say it’s ‘the most wonderful time of the year’. But is it? Growing up I enjoyed family Christmases. The excitement of seeing that Santa had been, racing downstairs to open the living room door full of gifts, extended family arriving, watching the Queen’s speech and standing for the national…

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  • New champion role for ACE Member

    ENABLE Scotland and ACE and member Joanne Devitt has today been reappointed as a Member of the Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland. Minister for Transport, Graeme Dey MSP, made the announcement today. Joanne, together with Michael Tornow, will continue the role for the next four years until 2025. Joanne…

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    ENABLE member to Escort the Crown of Scotland at Holyrood’s Opening Ceremony

    Date: October 2, 2021- Category: Blog - ENABLE All Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    Members of ENABLE Scotland will join Holyrood’s Opening Ceremony, taking place on Saturday 2 October. Three youth members, Lucy McKee, Adam Watson and Freyja Muir, have been chosen to represent the charity at the annual event. Lucy, from Glasgow, is just one of six young people selected from across the…

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  • Looking back on #BeTheChange

    Date: June 14, 2021- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    My name is Lucy McKee. I am the chair of ENABLE Scotland’s ACE Youth and have recently just got a job as an ACE Youth Membership Ambassador within ENABLE Scotland’s Charitable Services. I have been looking back at my time during ENABLE Scotland’s #BeTheChange campaign which brings back so many…

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  • Volunteering at Scottish Council

    Date: June 4, 2021- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    Hi, my name is Ivan Cohen, and I am the Convenor of ENABLE Scotland’s Scottish Council. Scottish Council is made up of volunteers who give up their time to be Committee Members for ACE, ACE Youth, Families, and Branches. I was a member of the Committee for 6 years. I…

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  • Supporting Families to Live the Life they Choose

    Date: August 10, 2020- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    At ENABLE Scotland, we believe in the power of individuals directing their own support and building supportive networks within their local communities. As a charity, we campaigned for the Social Care (Self-Directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013, and we are proud that our colleagues deliver and design social care support services…

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  • Supporting Family Carers

    Date: August 3, 2020- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    Lockdown has meant different things to many of us, and the lessons about how we live and work will have far reaching consequences for a long time to come. Everyone’s experience of lockdown has been, and will continue to be, different. For those families who have additional caring responsibilities, there…

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  • No Matter What – Perthshire

    Date: June 15, 2020- Category: Blog - ENABLE Scotland

    Each week throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, we have been focussing on #TalesFromTheFrontline as the country has paid tribute to key workers. We have heard stories of coming together; making creative changes; and providing support #NoMatterWhat We have been telling these stories through the words of our ENABLE Scotland Personal Assistants (PAs) from across…

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