Welcome to DSSE, the branch of Dyslexia Scotland that covers Edinburgh, Mid and East Lothian.

 

New Legal rights for children with additional support needs

Presentation by Catriona Thomson, Senior Enquire Officer

 

Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 18:00hrs - 20:00hrs

IKEA Mezzanine Cafe

EH20 9BY  

From January this year, children and young people were given many of the same rights as their parents or carers as described in the Education (Scotland) Act 2016. The Supporting Children's Learning Code of Practice has been amanded to explain these rights.  Catriona will explain what these rights are and how children can use them.

 

Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 18:00hrs - 20:00hrs

 

There will also be an information stand with tools to assist dyslexic students, along with time to talk to committee members and guest speaker on an individual basis.

 

Free events, Everyone welcome.

All welcome

 

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It’s now much easier to join or renew your membership of Dyslexia Scotland online!

 

Dyslexia Scotland now has the facility to pay for your membership or renewal online. We hope that by reducing the need to fill in forms and post them to us it will be easier for more people to show their support.    

 

The following link explains all the benefits of membership and the simple steps you need to take to join online.  Please note that it is also still possible to join using a printed membership form. 

 

http://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/become-member

 

 

DSSE is run by a committee of volunteers. We have a membership of over 130 and work to provide support to encourage and enable dyslexic people, regardless of their age or abilities, to reach their potential in education, employment and life

 

 

Helpline - Dyslexia Scotland runs a confidential Helpline which offers advice and guidance on dyslexia-related issues in Scotland. Helpline enquiries can be made by telephone, email or webchat. The Helpline is run by trained and experienced staff and volunteers.

 

Available from Monday to Thursday 10 am - 4.30 pm

Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

call 0344 800 84 84 or

E-mail Helpline@dyslexiascotland.org.uk

 

 

For general advice please phone: Dyslexia Scotland on  01786 44 66 50

 

 

We are fortunate to have been selected as the Local Charity by Sainsbury’s Edinburgh Waverley Steps, Princes Mall. Edinburgh 

Sainsbury’s Edinburgh Waverley Steps Local Charity

 

Dyslexia Scotland is a charitable company limited by guarantee. 

Registered in Scotland No: SC153321   Scottish Charity No: SC 000951 

Registered Office: Dyslexia Scotland, 2nd floor - East Suite, Wallace House, 17 - 21 Maxwell Place

Stirling, FK8 1JU

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