Hearing Support Service

contact SCOTLAND – BSL

The Scottish Government has provided funding for a new video relay service (VRS)  for BSL users. This provides an online interpreter that can be used to contact all Scottish Public Bodies such as the Scottish Government, Councils, schools and the NHS.  It is also available to contact organizations in the voluntary sector such as the Citizens Advice Bureau, local charities and volunteer centres. It is open 7 days a week from 8am to 12 midnight for non-emergency calls only (no 999 calls).

Here is a link to the website:- https://contactscotland-bsl.org/

 

Know Your Rights Free Information Event

Know Your Rights: update on current legislation and benefits for children and young people with sensory impairments: Wednesday 23rd May 2018 This free afternoon event will be of interest to teachers of the deaf, teachers of visual impairment, mainstream teachers, support staff, educational psychologists, habilitation and rehabilitation workers, parents and carers. The aim of this half-day event is… Read more Know Your Rights Free Information Event

Easter Events

SensationAll Inclusive Easter Holiday Group Activities including Easter crafts, board games, making and playing instruments and outdoor fun! Please see attached flyer for full details including dates & times. Easter Poster

Parent Workshop

Please click on the link below to find out about a workshop being held on a consultation of the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill.  Parent Workshop

Online Dictionaries

Collins online French / English https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-french (and use the built-in browser tools to zoom etc if required). If you have access to Google Chrome browser the ‘SpeakIt’ extension will read aloud highlighted words and sentences – there are European French male and female voices for free.   Franklin Bilingual French / English Electronic Dictionary: http://amzn.eu/axB7FHh (screen… Read more Online Dictionaries

Visual Impairment Sport Engagement Day

Scottish Disability Sport is working in partnership to provide a National event exclusively for children, young people and adults with visual impairments from across Scotland. Sports on offer throughout the day are: athletics, cycling, football, goalball, judo and swimming. Date:            Saturday 11th November, 2017 Venue:         Scotstoun Leisure Centre, 122 Danes Drive, Glasgow, G14 9HD… Read more Visual Impairment Sport Engagement Day

Summer Sports

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils have a fun-packed regional disability sport holiday programme running during the summer holidays. Click the link – www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/media/20927/disability-sport-summer-programme.pdf – to view the programme and find details for booking a place. Activities include – ASN Summer Camp at Aberdeen Sports Village including: Trampolining – Sessions are fully accessible with a hoist, steps… Read more Summer Sports