The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 places duties on local authorities, and other agencies, to provide additional support where needed to enable any child or young person to benefit from education.
Provide targeted support for an individual’s needs:
This guide from the Scottish Sensory Centre (SSC) highlights the need for greater cohesion and forward planning in the delivery of assistive technology to pupils with visual impairments in Scotland.
This practical step-by-step guide shows how to find, create and enhance accessible texts and curricular materials.
A CPD resource which assists practitioners to reflect on current practice in relation to supporting pupils with additional support needs.
The Autism Toolbox is a resource to support the inclusion of children and young people with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream education services in Scotland.
This report focuses on services for children and young people with additional support needs arising from social and emotional factors and family circumstances.
This project involved a group of schools investigating the use of portable, open-source, freeware programs designed to meet the accessibility needs experienced by print-disabled children and young people.
Coalyard transition project – providing stepping stones to employment for young people with learning disabilities
The Coalyard is a project in Larkhall offering support and skills development to young people with additional support needs who are making the transition into employment, training or further education.
Two projects in North Lanarkshire - the Flexible Learning Initiative and the Expanded Learning Opportunities project - help young people with additional support needs make the transition from school to work, education or training.