List of Policies and Services used in this plan and what they mean
1+2 language learning policy
Scottish Government policy which enables children to learn two languages in addition to the language used at home.
This is the service which the Scottish Government has established to connect deaf BSL users throughout Scotland through a video relay service ( VRS) with all of Scotland's public authorities and voluntary organisations (Third Sector).
Department for Work and Pensions' Access to Work ( ATW)
An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition. This is offered by the UK Government.
Family Information Service website
This website provides free, impartial information for families.
Going Further: Scotland's Accessible Travel Framework
This is the Scottish Government's plan for transport services. This was coproduced with disabled people, including BSL users.
General Teaching Council for Scotland ( GTCS)
This organisation promotes, supports and develops the professional learning of teachers.
Historical Environment Scotland
This is the lead public body set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland's historic environment.
This is the Scottish Government's Play Strategy for Scotland The definition for Play tells us that "key characteristics of play are fun, uncertainty, challenge, flexibility and non-productivity. Play can happen indoors or outdoors, with or without the oversight of adults, in everyday spaces, in environments designed for play and places chosen by children and young people."
This is a service for people who use social care services and health and social care professionals.
Scottish Funding Council
This is the non-departmental public body charged with funding Scotland's further and higher education institutions.
Scottish Qualifications Authority ( SQA)
Has two main functions: accreditation, and awarding qualifications
This is the national agency for sport in Scotland. We see a Scotland where sport is a way of life, where sport is at the heart of society, making a positive impact on people and communities.
The Access to Elected Office Fund Scotland
This has been set up to offer financial assistance to disabled people who are seeking selection or have already been selected to stand in the 2017 Scottish Local Authority Elections.
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