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This is a Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. They are an excellent source of advice/information for young people/ parents & carers as well as for professionals. They also have several guides and factsheets about additional support for learning 


Scottish Autism 

Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enabling autistic people to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. 


National Autistic Society Scotland  

NAS (Scotland) provides a range of services and support for Scotland’s 56,000 autistic people and their families and campaign at national and local level to help create a society that works for autistic people. 


National Autistic Society  

NAS (Parent organisation for NAS Scotland) are the UK's leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. Since 1962, we have been providing support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, services and opportunities to help create a society that works for autistic people. 


SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health)  

SAMH work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.? These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. 



Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. 


Healthline ADHD 

Everything you need to know about ADHD 


PDA Society  

Information, support and training for Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) 

Govan Law Centre Education Unit  

Govan Law Centre’s Education Law Unit is Scotland’s expert legal resource in the field of school education. We focus on tackling discrimination, promoting human rights and the rights of disabled pupils and pupils with additional support needs. 


Partners in Advocacy  

Partners in Advocacy provide independent advocacy for individuals living with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, physical disabilities and people over 65. We also provide independent advocacy to children and young people who are living with mental health issues, additional support needs and learning disabilities. We remain the only independent advocacy service working Scotland-wide that supports children aged 12 to 15 to have their views considered when decisions are being made about the support they get with their learning.