Michael McEwan: Why 2016 has been a great year for disability events
Writer Michael McEwan rounds up some of the highlights in disability news for 2016
IT'S been a busy year for disability news. First of all, I would like to say well done to Team Scotland at this summer's Paralympic Games in Rio.
2016 was a record year for Team GB, with the haul of 17 medals, six more than four years ago. Aside from the sporting achievements, the games are an excellent platform for disability sport and showcase that people with a disability can compete in sport.
Stay up late: Check out Scotland's nightlife designed for those living with disabilities
Writer Michael McEwan gives the lowdown on Young Scotland's Got Talent and inclusive club night 'Late'
THERE are a lot of good campaigns out there, like Young Scotland's Got Talent. This campaign runs roadshows for young people with learning difficulties and individuals on the autistic spectrum (aged 14-24) who want to work when they leave school or college.
The organisers invite families of people interested in career options, and professionals working in the care sector.
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