overlay

This is a restricted page.

You have 5 restricted page views available.

Members area

Sign in

Register

Don't have an account?

Join us

Member benefits

  • Information and advice Information and advice to help support deaf children and young people
  • Free Families magazine Inspirational stories, information, support and advice in print and online
  • Email newsletters Information, tips and real-life stories relevant to your child’s age
  • Test our tech Trial new technology to find what works for your child at home or in school
Menu Open mobile desktop menu

Know your rights: Getting support from your local authority in Scotland

Back
Know your rights: Getting support from your local authority in Scotland
Primary target audience: Parents and carers
Format: Information guide (online only)
Date live: 07/10/2016

This guide looks at the legal rights you and your deaf child might have to practical help from your local council.

This guide includes information on:

  • Local councils – key duties
  • What support is available such as technology, financial help and services
  • How do I ask for an assessment of my child’s needs?
  • How can I prepare for an assessment?
  • What to expect
  • Deaf children and the law
  • Template letters and case studies