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Useful Links

Below are links to third party organisations that may be helpful to you, we are not responsible for the content of external sites.

Support and advice

Children in Scotland

special services that provide practical support, advice and representation for children, young people, parents and families throughout Scotland.

Contact for families with disabled children 

Charity for families with disabled children, supporting families, bring families together and help families take action for others.

Disability Information Scotland

Providing reliable, accurate and accessible information for people living with disability in Scotland.

​Enquire

Scottish advice service for additional support for learning (special educational needs)​

Kindred

Provides advice and information on services available to children with additional support needs and their carers.

My Rights, My Say

A supportive service providing advice and information for young people on their rights to additional support.

PAMIS

Supporting people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, PMLD - their families, carers and professionals through promotion of a more inclusive society.

Parent Club

Up-to-date guidance from the Scottish Government on children's health and education

Reach

A website to help you understand children's rights to be supported and involved in decisions.

Resolve: ASL

Independent mediation service for parents and carers of children and young people with additional support needs.

SCLD (Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities)

support, information and new ideas about learning disability in Scotland. We work to defend the human rights of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

Scottish Child Law Centre

Free expert legal advice on children's rights and child law across Scotland.

Sleep Scotland

Leading provider of sleep support, training and resources in the UK. We work with professionals, families and employers to promote healthy sleep for everyone.

Funding

Able Kidz

Making educational journey's fulfilling and positive experiences through the provision of specialist equipment, computers and software for children or schools and assisting in funding extra tuition needs of a child.

The Adamson Trust

Financial assistance for holidays or respite care for young disabled people aged between 3 and 17 with physical, mental or emotional impairments.

Access to Childcare Fund

Funding to support childcare solutions that enable more accessible and affordable childcare

The Boparan Charitable Trust

Funding to children with disabilities, life-limiting illnesses and those who are in extreme poverty. Funding specialist equipment and treatments.

The Carter Trust

Providing grants for special equipment or adaptation of housing or transport to meet the needs of disabled people who are in financial need.

Chips

Providing wheelchairs for children with varying disabilities, that the NS cannot or will not provide and that the parents cannot afford to buy.

Crackerjacks Children's Trust

Providing grants towards specialist equipment and respite breaks that help omprove quality of life for children with special needs.

Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

Providing funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland to access their funded ELC entitlement. 

Family Fund​

Support and grants for families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.

Take a Break

Providing grants for short breaks for the carers of disabled children, young people and their families in Scotland.

Information

An Introduction to Children's Rights in Scotland

Resource aimed at anyone who wants or needs to better understand children's rights. Providing a broad overview of children's rights and the many rights-based frameworks and legislation which support them in Scotland and internationally.

Euan's Guide

A disabled access review website to find information on accessibility of venues around the UK and beyond.

Motability

Information on how to access the motability scheme

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Information about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).