Useful Information

Some Useful Information

Funding Options:

To the best of my knowledge there is currently no local authority funding for ABA/VB programmes within Scotland. The following are potential funding options for your programme:

  • Disability Living Allowance

  • Direct Payments

  • Self Directed Support in Scotland

  • Cash for Kids

  • The Fred Foundation

  • Family Fund

  • The Teddy Bear Foundation

  • The Adamson Trust 

Research and Organisations:

  • Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT)

  • Child Autism UK

  • Education Law Unit, Govan Law Centre - guide to the law covering Additional Support Needs in Scotland

  • Enquire - national advice service for additional support for learning

  • Let's Talk ASN - a free service for the parents of children with additional support needs who may require support in relation to a dispute or potential dispute with an education authority

  • The National Autism Centre (NAC): National Standards Report

  • Research Autism

  • SIGN 145 - Scottish clinical guideline on the assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders

ABA/VB Programme Resource:

  • Bee Bright - online resources

  • Chewigem - chewable jewellery company based in Scotland

  • Different Roads to Learning

  • Hawkins Bazaar - reinforcer ideas

  • Jolly Learning - free resources for Jolly Phonics

  • Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd (information on Picture Exchange Communication System)

  • Special Resources - flashcards

  • Taskmaster - online resources
  • Yellow Moon - reinforcer ideas (use source code SPE1451 to contribute to Child Autism UK)