Have you seen – Restraint and Seclusion in Scotland’s schools: Commissioner publishes first investigation report – follow this link to read more
Contact thanks all those parents in Scotland and across the UK for completing the Counting the Cost survey, at a time of increased living costs, cuts to welfare and services. From April to June 2018 we ran our online survey of families with disabled children asking them about their financial situation. 281 families across Scotland […]
The Best Start Grant, a new expanded grant that will replace the existing Sure Start Maternity Grant. Find out more and ensure your views are heard at the Consultation event taking place on the morning of Thursday 3rd May in central Edinburgh. For more details, visit our events page.
That’s the message from parents across Scotland who have attended the first series of workshops as part of Contacts’ Going forward – Preparing parents for transition project. From Inverness to the Borders, we brought together nearly 100 parents of young people aged 12 upwards to help them prepare for the journey to adulthood and to […]
School run crisis: Scottish disabled children endure stressful, unsafe journeys while mums forced to abandon careers so kids can attend school Shrinking school transport budgets and confused policies are pushing many families with disabled children in Scotland to the brink, new research from disability charity Contact reveals. As part of an inquiry into school transport […]