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    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 ...

    Created on Tuesday, 03 July 2012. Posted by 

    This looks like a useful new publication to help families and professionals understand and manage challenging behaviour in children with learning difficulties or ASD. Copies can be downloaded free from the ENABLE website  or ordered (price £3, or £2 each for more than 20 cop...

    Created on Friday, 09 July 2010. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on Secondary Legislation arising from The Equality Act 2010.The consultation seeks views on new rules of procedure for the Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland (ASNTS), to enable them to hear disability claims (discrimination, harassme...

    Created on Tuesday, 06 July 2010. Posted by 

    Came across Special Friends Online - looks interesting as a way of helping children and adults with learning difficulties to be part of international social networking communities  - but safely. They've invented 'Smiley Talk' a way of interacting, on the site, for people who can't spell/use ...