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are the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. Enquire are managed by Children in Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government.
They offer independent and impartial advice and information to parents, carers, practitioners, children and young people through our:
helpline Tel: 0845 123 2303
Enquire also provide a range of clear and easy to read guides and factsheets explaining everything from how to find out if your child needs extra help at school to what should happen when they leave school.
Information aimed at parents of Disabled Children and what plans can be made when the parents are no longer available to care and support a disabled person,
Equalities Act 2010
replaces the disability discrimination 1995 act for Scotland England and Wales but not Northern Ireland.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Umbrella group for human rights. The Commission believes that everyone should be treated fairly and with dignity. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. Discrimination and disadvantage are still common across Scotland. We don’t all have equal chances in life and some forms of discrimination are deep-rooted.
The web site design is complicated only the navigation on the page is for Scotland. The navigation below the header takes you to the English web site, The navigation below the main content is a lucky dip, and the navigation in the footer is for all three Equality and Human Rights Commission. To return to Scotlands pages select Commision in Scotland from top of anypage. In my opinion this is not a user friendly website.
Equality Choice Action Support Edinburgh
A Voluntary group that can supply grants to help with expenses for specialised equipment.
The Family Fund provides timely grants to families with severely disabled children, based on families' views and needs.
Book, videos, cd-roms and software about sign language and deaf issues. (Information for Visually impaired the Forest book website does not use ALT tags)
Good Access Guide
The online guide to life, leisure and mobility. The UK's leading directory of services for disabled people, seniors,
and anyone whose life is made easier by better access to goods, services and amenities.
Homes for disabled children
A good source of information from an American company about buying or adapting a house for children with a range of disabilities. Considering all aspects of what different disabilities need.
Hypnotherapy Directory provides a huge support network of hypnotherapists, enabling visitors to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs. Hypnotherapy can be effective with chronic pain and depression.
Iain Tait Web Design,
Web developer that complies with all the UK legislation on Webdesign including BS8878 Guidelines and the Equalities Act 2010. Iain's method of design is called responsive, the web site responds to the device you are viewing on. Contact Iain for a free no obligations quote. A lot of website design do not consider accessibility.
Inclusion Scotland is an innovative consortium of disabled peoples' organisation’sand individual disabled people.
Intowork exists to create employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Info Tel: 0131 475 2369
Providing a wide range of accessories to enable people with physical disabilities to easily access their computer.
Advice and information on services available to children with special needs and their carers; also provide a ‘listening ear’ helpline: 0131 536 0583
Local therapist offering home calls to aid with Relaxation and Movement, Reflexology, Reiki, Acupressure, Indian Head Massage and Holistic Therapy.
Linking Education And Disability
– a voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled adults and carers in many areas of Scotland Tel: 0131 228 9441
Leonard Cheshire disability
Leonard Cheshire exists to change attitudes to disability and to serve disabled people around the world. plus training for disabled UK wide.
Link Living works in partnership with people to provide a range of housing support and care services, either to rent or buy. Tel: 0845 002 0819.
Providing information and support to young disabled persons.
Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living
A user-controlled organisation which supports disabled people to live independently, Grapevine service no longer available in Midlothian.
Lothian Disability Sport
All types of sports for all types of disabilities, all ages. want to try and get fit and fit in. look here to and find it.
Specialist Approved Installers of a comprehensive range of proven flat roof systems, designed to provide a long term, cost effective solution to any flat roof, whether commercial or domestic. Permanently eliminates the problems associated with traditional flat roof materials that fail due to weathering, lack of flexibility, and failing joints. Lothian’s’ roofing have 35 years’ experience and specialise in flat roofs, traditional roofs, glass fibre roofs, fascia’s, guttering and soffits. All their work is guaranteed.
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