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Support for Learners
If you would like access to the Additional Support Needs Toolkit please email: Emma.email@example.com for the username and password.
Aims and Purpose
The Highland Council Additional Support Needs Team provides strategic development and planning for children and young people with additional support needs and also their families and those professionals and agencies who work with them.
The team include people with a background in a range of support areas, from both universal services and more targeted services.
Team members work together with other Council staff, Voluntary Organisations, with colleagues from NHS Highland and with the children/young people and their parents/carers, to improve services for children and young people with additional support needs across the Highland Council area.
Additional Support Needs Team Members
- Bernadette Cairns, Principal Officer Additional Support Needs & Early Education
- Barrie Forbes, Additional Support for Learning Co-ordinator
- Jane Baines, Development Officer
- Lesley McPherson, Development Officer, SEBD
- Marlyn Campbell, Development Officer Disability
- Louise McClatchey, Principal Educational Psychologist
- Emma Black, Administrative Assistant
You can direct concerns or raise issues with any member of the team.
Complaints and feedback on the service can be provided directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find below information and links for Parents, Carers, Children, Young People and Professionals regarding Additional Support Needs.
Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning
Operated by Children in Scotland, Enquire offers independent, confidential advice and information on additional support for learning through:
Enquire also provide a range of clear and easy-to-read guides and factsheets explaining everything from ‘additional support in the early years’ to ‘what planning should take place for moving on from school’.
Chip+ offers Highland specific advice, information and support on Additional Support for Learning.
They can be contacted on the following:
Telephone: 01463 711189