fSDC is a member of the Disabled Children and Young People’s Advisory Group (DCYPAG). Chaired by the, Children and Families Directorate Scottish Government.
We have 4 members of the fSDC Co-ordination group attending the DCYPAG group – Willie Rutherglen fSDC Chair and parent, Alasdair O’Hara, fSDC member and NDCS, Salena Begley fSDC member and Family Fund and Susan Walls fSDC Vice Chair and Contact.
DCYPAG has a broad membership of organisations and charities attending the meetings and working closely with Scottish Government on policy and practice of disabled children’s rights and services. One particular area of work for a sub group of DCYPAG is Transition, the changes for young people age 16 to 25.
If you have something you want to bring to the attention of the DCYPAG get in touch with Willie, Alasdair, Salena or Susan.
Susan Walls is current Chair of the group, bringing views of parents through the work of Contact and as fSDC representative on the group.
fSDC co-ordnation group members are working on and collecting evidence on four key areas. The Co-ordination group members would like to hear from parents and colleagues across the membership on: