Links to further guidance and information
For further information and data on prevalence of communication support needs, follow the link below for 'Communication Support Needs: A Review of the Literature'. The report also details the life experience of people with communication support needs.
For further information about who may have communication support needs and a list of conditions from which they may arise, click on 'Talk for Scotland Toolkit' at:
For further guidance and to find out more about how you can improve your communication, particularly for specific groups, please refer to the information below:
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Best Value Toolkit: Equalities, Audit Scotland, July 2010
Best Value Toolkit: Customer Focus, Audit Scotland, July 2010
Communication Forum Scotland (Talk for Scotland toolkit):
Scottish Accessible Information Forum ( SAIF):
Enable Scotland 'Accessible Information Unit'
The Office for Disability Issues, information on 'Delivering Inclusive Communication'
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
The Royal National Institute of Blind People ( RNIB), in particular their 'See It Right' Guidance:
Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability ( SCLD)
Scottish Council on Deafness ( SCoD) publications:
The Scottish Disability Equality Forum guidance on producing material in an accessible format
Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
UPDATE, Scotland's national disability information provider
Website Accessibility from Web Accessibility Initiative