Breaking Barriers to employment for people with learning disabilities [Podcast] EP51

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People with learning disabilities are largely excluded from the labour market in Scotland. In this episode, we discuss Breaking Barriers – a programme that supports young Scots with a learning disability into the workplace and offers the chance to study at university. Breaking Barriers is delivered by Strathclyde University, ENABLE Scotland, Scottish Power and STV.

Episode Notes
1:22 What is Breaking Barriers?
10:03 Breaking Barriers graduates share their stories

Fraser of Allander: Rob Watts
Strathclyde Business School: Heather Stenhouse
Breaking Barriers graduates: Michael Higgins, Joe Kingdom and Lewis Cassidy
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Media of outputOnline
Size25.9 MB
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2021


  • employment
  • learning disabilities
  • labour market
  • Scotland
  • Breaking Barriers


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