I was very impressed with the professionalism of the service and literature and extremely grateful for the advice provided. In our case, the [Enquire] Helpline helped to secure a positive outcome from the local authority for our child, together with a commitment to the revision of the authority’s policy.
Find out what’s happening at national level about listening to people’s views of additional support for learning in schools. [read more...]
On 10 March 160 people gathered at the 17th Enquire annual conference in Stirling to discuss young people’s mental health and wellbeing and what schools are doing to support young people’s mental health needs. We considered how we prevent additional support for learning needs arising from mental health issues and dealing with acute mental health [read more...]
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde wants to know how to support parents to help their child learn about growing up, puberty and relationships. The project team is especially interested in hearing the perspectives of parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities. Ask parents surveys are online at www.askparents.co.uk or if you want to take [read more...]
“Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.” This quote by the author Catherine Wallace [read more...]
Joining a parent council is just one of the many ways parents can get involved with their child’s school. But what opportunities do parent councils offer parents of pupils who require additional support for learning? We asked Billy Gibson, a member of the National Parent Forum of Scotland (NFPS), to consider this question. Billy, who is [read more...]
A useful resources aimed at ensuring pupils with print disabilities have access to curriculum material. [read more...]
This Enquire guide is about involving children and young people with additional support needs in decision making – from whole-school issues to personal learning and support. It has mainly been written as a resource for educational professionals, but will be helpful for anyone interested in helping children and young people to take part, including parents/carers, [read more...]