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    Created on Monday, 19 March 2018. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Today is the commencement of the law that entitles people in Scotland to communication equipment and the support required to use it. Often referred to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), if you need a communication aid, you should now be able to get one. What does this mean for users, ...

    Created on Monday, 08 January 2018. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Scottish Parliament passed the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 back on 3rd March of that year. Part 4 of the Act introduced a legal duty for NHS Health Boards in Scotland to provide communication equipment and necessary support for any person who has lost their voice...

    Created on Monday, 05 December 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Scottish Government has published A Fairer Scotland For Disabled People as a Delivery Plan to 2021 for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The document outlines five main ambitions of the Scottish Government for changing the lives of disabled people in Scotl...

    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...