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    Created on Friday, 19 June 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The wonderful Flo Longhorn (Flo Publications Ltd) has produced a couple of new  updates to her 2012 book, iPads, Apps and Very Special Learners, with information on some apps that are currently available to support very special learners, typically with complex additional support needs. She has ...

    Created on Friday, 17 April 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Connect are running an online survey to gather the voices of parents and carers and the findings after one week give us insight to how families across Scotland are coping with the impact of Covid-19. On Wednesday 1st April, Connect (formerly the Scottish Parent Teacher Council) launched a survey ask...

    Created on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Students with additional support needs can get popular assistive software for use at home during the Covid-19 situation. Read more to find out about some really great software and apps that are available to you. Clicker and DocsPlus Clicker and DocsPlus are well known writing tools with versions for...

    Created on Friday, 11 May 2018. Posted by Allan Wilson

    We were contacted recently by Leanne Reid asking if we could pass on information about the Very Inclusive Play Club which she has set up in Edinburgh. This aims to provide children with additional support needs in the 0 - 5 age group with structured opportunities for play and relaxation. Leanne curr...

    Created on Monday, 31 August 2015. Posted by 

      The South Lanarkshire Framework for Supporting Pupils with Severe and Profound Learning Needs is an interesting and useful document aimed at supporting teachers and support assistants. Although a new term, 'Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties' is helpfully descriptive and should...

    Created on Thursday, 12 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

      As you will know, it's Comic Relief's Red Nose Day tomorrow! Download a Red Nose Day symbol board to enable pupils with Additional Support Needs to take part fully in all the fundraising shenanigans! -this can be used as a printable low tech board or as an overlay for a G...

    Created on Wednesday, 03 September 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    The shortlisted titles for this year's Scottish Children's Book Awards were announced on August 28th by the Scottish Book Trust. The Bookbug books are Princess Penelope and the Runaway Kitten by Alison Murray, Robot Rumpus by Sean Taylor and Ross Collins and Lost for Words by Natalie Russell...

    Created on Monday, 28 October 2013. Posted by 

    Scottish Government has set up online access so that everyone with an interest can follow progress on how outcomes for children with complex additional support needs are to be improved.The Strategic Commissioning Project web pages provide an overview and reports on how Scottish Govern...

    Created on Friday, 08 February 2013. Posted by 

    Lots of people have the lovely easy-to-use switch accessible software from Inclusive Technology, like SwitchIT Maker 2 and ChooseIT Maker 2. But it is disappointing to see how few schools manage to find time to make their own resources, to create personalised exercises that individual children or ...