SpeakMe

A toolkit for the identification and support
of learners exhibiting literacy difficulties

Useful Links

Click the dropdowns below to access a wide range of useful links.

Dyslexia Scotland
 

Dyslexia Scotland is a national charity that aims to enable people with dyslexia to reach their potential in education, employment and life. It exists to support people with dyslexia as well as those who support them. Educators can make use of Dyslexia Scotland’s services, including their Helpline, publications, membership, Branch events across Scotland, Education conference and other events, dyslexia awareness training and advice.

http://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/

CALL Scotland
 

CALL provides information and advice on technological aids for communication and learning to professionals, carers and disabled people themselves. They support children and young people across Scotland to overcome disability and barriers to learning.

http://www.callscotland.org.uk/home/


Below are some of the CALL websites which will provide you with very helpful information to support your own professional practice and understanding of how to provide an accessible curriculum for your pupils.

Books for All - http://www.booksforall.org.uk/Home/

Digital Examshttp://www.adapteddigitalexams.org.uk/Home/

Free digital voices http://www.thescottishvoice.org.uk/home/

The Scottish Government and Education Scotland  continue to support dyslexia and inclusive practice through a range of reviews, approaches and partnership working with schools and local authority staff to help them:

  • Improve the educational experiences, achievement, attainment and outcomes for children and young people with dyslexia.
  • Ensure a parity of academic attainment and wellbeing for dyslexic learners and their peers.

Scottish Government http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/welfare/ASL/dyslexia

Education Scotland - https://www.education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/Support%20for%20all