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Focus on ASN

Advice sheet 1 - An overview of ASN and ICT provision

This checklist provides you with an overview of recent developments in Scotland on additional support needs policy and tells you where to find key documents that relate to the use of ICT.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 10 - SENDA 2001 in Scotland

Because education is devolved to the Scottish Parliament but disability discrimination is a reserved matter, and therefore dealt with by the UK Parliament, different provisions of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA 2001) apply in Scotland.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 11 - The Education Act 2004

The Education (ASL) (Scotland) Act 2004 determines arrangements in education for children with additional support needs.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 2 - Using ICT to support inclusion

Use ICT to support different styles of learning.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 3 - Improving the accessibility of classroom ICT

The following checklists are designed to help you work out how to make classroom ICT accessible to pupils with additional support needs and disabilities as well as others in the class.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 4 - ICT to support pupils with social emotional and behavioural needs

Learners with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties may appear withdrawn and can be isolated from social interaction. Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties may take a number of forms.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 5 - ICT provision to help pupils with more complex support needs

Some pupils have support needs arising from more general learning difficulties. In some cases these may be severe and complex. Other pupils have more specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dyspraxia. Support needs arising from physical or sensory impairments, autistic spectrum disorders or behavioural difficulties may also be present.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 6 - A guide to identifying ICT provision to help pupils

This guide suggests where ICT may help and points you to the main sources of advice and information available in this area. It is not exhaustive but a starting point on where to get help.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 7 - Accessing ICT provision for pupils with sensory or physical needs

Learners with physical, visual, hearing or a combination of multi-sensory difficulties may experience problems accessing and using ICT. This Guide outlines the wide range of different adaptations and adjustments that can be used to overcome these barriers.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 8 - Where to find free software to support the education of pupils

Where to find free (or nearly free) software to support the education of pupils with additional support needs.

Updated: August 2005

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Advice sheet 9 - Strategies to improve accessibility for disabled children

Strategies to improve accessibility for disabled children and young people: planning duties and ICT.

Updated: August 2005

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