THE 2023 FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE 21 October - 17 November
Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory
Lifelong wellbeing theme
What’s on offer?
Join us to learn more about a selection of research activities led by the Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory including:
It’s my life: let’s talk about the elephant in the room – an interactive game to share information about relationships and sexual health education (RSHE) for young people with learning disabilities.
Research for Everyone – new animations, infographics and podcasts co-created with people with learning disabilities to make health research easier to understand.
This is Me: Valuing the lives of people with learning disabilities – watch our short films sharing the stories of self-advocates and parent-carers and highlighting the stigma and discrimination they experience.
My Diabetes and Me – come along and ‘rate your plate’; learn more about healthy lifestyle choices like food and exercise which can help manage and improve life with type 2 diabetes.
The Game of Life - play the game and learn more about the barriers and facilitators to leading a healthy fulfilling life for people with learning disabilities.