Category Archives: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

ASL Service training for Senior Management Team members

Senior Management Team (SMT) staff from schools across the city took part in additional support training on the 6th September at Wester Hailes Education Centre.  This was organised in relation to the City of Edinburgh Council’s strategic priority to support inclusion, in … Continue reading

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Innovative Learning Week at the University of Edinburgh

February 15th – 19th will be Innovative Learning Week at the University of Edinburgh. There will be several events that would be of interest to the teams around children with additional support needs – you can see the full programme … Continue reading

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Kidz Scotland Event 11th September 2014

Hello everyone! City of Edinburgh schools are now back after the summer holiday, so I will be posting on the blog once more.  I hope you have all had a lovely summer, whatever you got up to. To start things … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day 2014

April is Autism Awareness Month in the UK, and tomorrow is World Autism Awareness Day.  This day happens on 2nd April every year, and is recognised by the United Nations.  Many organisations across the globe have special events to raise awareness … Continue reading

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iOS App Profile: FindMe

FindMe (listed in the app store as FindMe(Autism)) is an app designed to support young children with autism to practise simple social skills. It has been developed at the University of Edinburgh as part of the Click East project, so … Continue reading

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