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SDS National Voice 2020, Member tickets: information and offers.

    SDS National Voice 2020 Common Ground is our third National Voice event. Our members have been central to the success of previous National Voice events whether that be through their contributions as speakers ,workshop hosts or as delegates. This year we have introduced a small charge for members to help us to cover […]

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Health & Sport Committee Inquiry into Adult Social Care Support

We shared information with you at the end of last year about the Health and Sport Committee’s launch of an inquiry into Adult Social Care Support. The Committee wants to explore the future delivery of social care in Scotland and what is required to meet future needs. Key questions for the inquiry focus on hearing […]

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SDS National Voice 2020. Practical information to delgates.

Programme The full event programme will be published in due course, for updates you can visit the event page. Cancellations/transfers. Please let SDSS know as soon as possible if you are no longer available to attend, or you wish to transfer your place. Email: anna@sdsscotland.org.uk Getting there The venue address is: Technology & Innovation Centre […]

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SDS National Voice 2020. Practical information for marketplace.

Arrival Please arrive at 8.45am to set up before the event commences at 9.30am. Marketplace tables will be assigned prior to the event, if you have had a delivery made in advance we will place this by your table. Structure of the day Your booking includes the entry of the individual holding the stall. The […]

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SDS National Voice 2020. Practical information for speakers and workshop hosts.

Guidelines We have general guidelines for speakers and workshop hosts which you can find here.  AV requirements. For speakers: You will be asked to send your presentations to Anna 2 weeks before the event date. Presentations should be formatted in 16:10. We will set your presentation up for you on the day and you will […]

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SDSS Office Christmas hours.

Season’s Greetings! The SDSS office and My Support, My Choice helpline will be closed for Christmas from 20th December and will reopen on Monday 6th January.  

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2019: a year in numbers.

    As the year comes to a  close we have taken a closer look at website activity to highlight the key searches, trends and breaking news in SDS from 2019! Online form data. It is now a year since our new website went live, a big part of the new site being the ´Find […]

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Jess Wade, SDSS Manager: Reflecting on 2019.

  The SDSS team can hardly believe it is that time of the year again, here are my highlights from 2019, and what a year it has been! A huge highlight for me was seeing SDSS take Stirling by storm with SDSS National Voice 2019 in March. This was our second national event, and this […]

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Guidelines for event facilitators.

Thank you for your interest in speaking at an SDSS event or facilitating a workshop. Please read the information below regarding what is required from SDSS event facilitators. SDSS values. At Self Directed Support Scotland we follow the Social model of disability,  and work closely with members to promote the principles of Independent Living and […]

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SDS at Centre Stage. Reflecting on SDS AGM 2019.

On November 13th 2019 the SDSS AGM took place in Perth at the beautiful Perth Concert Hall. There were 51 delegates in attendance from a range of membership organisations from across Scotland. The event was as an opportunity to discuss the work of SDSS over the last 12 months, highlight key achievements and challenges, and […]

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