CALL Scotland provide free assistive technology webinars covering a variety of topics. Webinars are held on Wednesdays 4:00-4:30pm. Upcoming topics include – Pocket Phonics stories Book Creator What’s new in Eye Gaze Exploring the iPad’s Switch For more information and to book your place visit the CALL Scotland website – www.callscotland.org.uk
MeToo! is a magazine put together by a group of parents of children with Additional Support Needs. It has a wide variety of information about different activities on offer across North East Scotland for children and young people with Additional Support Needs. “As parents ourselves of children with Additional Support Needs, we were becoming increasingly… Read more Me Too! Magazine
Sensational Parents and Carers – VSS Coffee Mornings. It was great to catch up with parents at our December coffee morning at the VSS base in Brimmond School. We hope you all had a lovely Christmas break and are looking forward to the year ahead. VSS Coffee Mornings January to March 2017. Special event coffee… Read more VSS COFFEE MORNING
The VSS team have had a great introductory session on Mindfulness from Alison Mathers, Educational Psychologist. There is a lot of research on the benefits of being mindful – for us as individuals as well as others around us. It was interesting to hear of the link between mindfulness and emotional resilience. For more information,… Read more Mindfulness at VSS
I played Boccia with 10 VSS people at Sheddocksley Sport Centre. Mac was in my team and we had great fun. At the beginning it was hard to get a shot near the jack (white ball). We nearly got round every practice game. We played Bull’s Eye and I scored 56 points. I rolled the… Read more Boccia – 25 November 16
Well done to Ruth Stuart for presenting to colleagues from across Scotland at the Scottish Sensory Centre, Edinburgh on Wednesday 23 November 16. She shared a case study describing the activities a P7 pupil undertook to prepare for starting secondary school.
We have entered 4 teams for the Boccia tournament this year. For some in the team it was good to catch up with VSS friends again, but also great to welcome new Boccia players. Thanks so much to the ASN Sports Team for organising this!
Check out the article (page 10 – 14) on Tremendous Technology from our very own Eilidh Morrison in the latest edition of the Haggeye Junior magazine. Eilidh has become a regular contributor to Haggeye publications where she shares her experiences of life as a young person with a visual impairment.
On Wednesday 8th June, children from the Sensory Support Service once again enjoyed their time at Kids Out. The day which is organised by Rotary Clubs around the North East, involved things such as looking at animals, bouncy castles, face painting, a climbing wall and horse riding. Here are some quotes from the children about what… Read more Kids Out 2016
Click on the link below for our 2016 Sensory Support Newsletter with some added photo content below Photos Parents Information Evening Dalguise 2016 HSS Peer Support