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AbilityNet details the huge range of techniques and adaptations that can make computers useable and friendly for those with special educational needs.
- Ace Centre
Lots of links to organisations working in the fields of alternative and assistive technology.
- Adult Dyspraxia Scotland
Welcome to Adult Dyspraxia Scotland. Here we explore Adult Dyspraxia and its related issues but also provide links to sites providing information on and assistance for people affected by other NeuroDiverse issues.
- AFASIC Scotland
Afasic was founded in 1968 as a parent-led organisation to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families.
A raft of excellent online information sheets onsite. Click on the 'Using ICT in special needs education' link, for files on legislation on dyslexia, speech and language
difficulties (and dozens more) and how adaptive technology and IT can help.
CHIP + Information Point.
- Closing the Gap
A US site but lots of useful information on the latest assistive technology products.
- Contact a Family
The Contact a Family website is for families who have a disabled child and those who work with them or are interested to find out more about their needs.
- Department for Education
Information from the Department of Education and Science, including frequently asked questions about SEN.
- Dyslexia Scotland
A resource site for Dyslexia Information and services in Scotland.
- Dyspraxia Foundation
A charity which exists to help people to understand and cope with dyspraxia.
Enquire is a national service with links to local networks. They provide independent advice and information to families of children who need extra help at school, to children and young people themselves and to professionals who work on their behalf.
- HandsOnScotland Toolkit
The HandsOnScotland Toolkit is an online resource for anybody working with children and young people.
From the National Grid for Learning, this is a free catalogue of resources for teaching professionals, learners, parents and carers.
- Inclusive Technology
Inclusive Technology manufactures peripherals and software to enable people with special educational needs to make the most of the PC.
- Parent Plus
This site has been written by professionals from The Dyscovery Centre based at the University of Wales, Newport and aims to provide practical advice for those supporting children as they grow up and to provide practical guidance.
A resource for Educational software.
- Scottish Autism
The Scottish Society for Autism is a Scottish registered charity established in 1968 and works together with persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families, carers, and other organizations, agencies, and individuals in Scotland.
The aim of this website is to share with parents, teachers and therapists some very practical ideas that I have found very useful in helping children to gain movement skills. I also hope that it will become a place where other people will share ideas and experiences - and in this way create a rich learning environment for all of us who live and work with children who need that little bit of extra help to learn to move and do things. - Pam Versfeld MCSP Physiotherapist
- The Dyscovery Centre
The Dyscovery Centre provides a specialist and high quality service. The inter-disciplinary team helps individuals with living and learning difficulties such as Development Co-ordination Disorder, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome.