The Accessing Public Services Toolkit supports children with brain conditions in Scotland and their carers in accessing the health, social care and education support services they are entitled to.
From physical and mental health, dealing with social services, financial and legal affairs and education, all our guides offer expert advice on issues we know you may be facing.
- A-Z of All Parent Guides
- Emotional and Mental Health
- Finding Information
- Legal Social and Financial
- Physical Wellbeing
This guide provides an overview of the law regarding decision making, confidentiality and the sharing of information for parents of disabled children and young people.
This guide suggests how to search the Internet efficiently and how to appraise the huge amount of information which is freely available.
We know from our work on the LEaP Project that parents sometimes face problems in getting the right social care support for their disabled children. So what can you do if you’re not happy? Make a complaint. Use this guide to find out more.
This factsheet advises how teachers can help a pupil with a brain tumour if their memory and cognition are affected.
This factsheet has been written to help parents and carers of children with an intellectual disability to understand what self-injury is, what the causes are and which interventions are effective.
This infographic provides information on how the school community can best support a pupil with a brain tumour if their diagnosis is potentially terminal.
This factsheet explains what you can do if you’ve been assessed by social services, but still aren’t getting the support you need.
This factsheet explains what can you do if you are unhappy with the way a local authority has changed or reduced your child’s care package.
This infographic offers tips for helping a child with a brain tumour while they are away from school having treatment and for when they return.
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Taking part in our ‘Count Me In’ Lottery is a wonderful way to make a real difference to children with brain conditions and their families. It also means you are in with a chance to win our big weekly prize.