The Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit is a free resource which provides information for teachers, schools and local authorities on inclusive practice, literacy difficulties and dyslexia. The Toolkit guides users through a child-centred, collaborative process of identification, assessment, support and monitoring of dyslexia. Telephone : 03448008484 Email : email@example.com Web Enquiry Form : https://dyslexiascotland.org.uk/contact-us/ Web Address : https://addressingdyslexia.org/
Adoption UK in Scotland provides information, support and advice to those parenting children who are no longer able to live with their birth families, across Scotland. Their services are provided through their helpline, online support systems, training workshops and support groups.
Helpline is open Mon-Fri 10am-2.30pm (0300 666 0006) Telephone : 0131 202 3670 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Web Address : https://www.adoptionuk.org/scotland
The Augmentative and Alternative Communication Team Fife (AAC) provides a Fife-wide service to children and adults whose communication ability is limited due to a severe oral communication difficulty. This may have resulted from conditions present from birth, such as cerebral palsy or learning disabilities, or develop later in life, from conditions such as head injury, motor neurone disease or stroke. Telephone : 01592 583375 Email : SupportingLearners@fife.gov.uk Web Address : https://www.fifedirect.org.uk/topics/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.display&p2sid=6B1BF8FA-D950-D5D8-8D00A130838AF60A&themeid=2B4D39FB-1CC4-E06A-5201AAA15FE8C653
The Autism Resource Centre (ARC) has a 2-part vision:
1. To provide information and training that improves the understanding and support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
2. To support and empower people with ASD to understand and address their needs and to have their voice heard
In order to deliver this vision, ARC:
· Delivers various levels of training to build knowledge, skills and understanding around ASD
· Raises awareness of ASD and available resources through its information service
· Provides a variety of opportunities to improve social support, skills development and increased independence for people with ASD
· Offers one-to-one information and guidance sessions
· Promotes the views of people with ASD and their families
· Work in partnership with other services to help them best meet the needs of people with ASD. Telephone : 0141 276 5252 Email : SW_Infoarc@glasgow.gov.uk Web Address : https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=17216
The Autism Toolbox is a free online resource developed to support the inclusion of autistic learners in Scottish Early Learning and Childcare settings, Primary and Secondary schools.
A key aim of the Toolbox is to support educational practitioners, schools and local authorities understand autism and support their learners and families. The Toolbox:
Email : email@example.com Web Address : https://www.autismtoolbox.co.uk/
- Provides up to date information, set within the Scottish educational, health and social context on autism and inclusive practice.
- Provides free information, guidance, resources and professional learning opportunities for educational practitioners, schools and local authorities on autism and inclusive practice.
- Explains the autism identification and support pathway.
- Supports professional reflection and learning.
One Stop Shops offer people with autism and their families much needed information, advice and support before and after diagnosis. Telephone : 07500 974 323 Email : AyrshireOss@nas.org.uk Web Address : https://www.facebook.com/AyrshireOneStopShop
Provides more than 130 community-based services throughout the Scotland working with vulnerable children. Telephone : 0131 446 7000 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Web Address : http://www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/barnardos_today/scotland.htm
Advice and practical support for parents of disabled children (0 - 16 years), from black and ethnic minority communities. One to one casework on a range of issues, including; education, health, social work support, funding and grants, accessing leisure and social opportunities. Regular carers group meetings provide group support on topics of caring and disability. The service covers City of Edinburgh. Telephone : 0131 475 2315 Email : email@example.com Web Address : https://actiongroup.org.uk/advice-2/
Number 6 is a service for autistic adults who fit the following criteria: 16 and over, do not have a learning disability and live in the Lothians or the Scottish Borders. It free social opportunities and 1-1 advice and support on a range of issues. Telephone : 07570 952 904 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Web Address : https://www.number6.org.uk/Borders.html
Carers Trust Scotland is the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in Scotland, reaching around 30,000 adult carers and 2,400 young carers from all groups and communities, through a unique network of independent carers centres and young carers services throughout Scotland. Telephone : 0300 772 7701 Email : email@example.com Web Address : https://carers.org/our-work-in-scotland/our-work-in-scotland