How additional needs

Jesus welcomed everyone, and frequently prioritised caring for those who had the greatest needs. He included everyone and excluded no one. It's really good, therefore, that our education system in Scotland is extremely inclusive: there is a presumption, in fact, that all children attend mainstream schools.

As a school chaplain, or a church member who works with a school, there are many ways to support the pupils who have additional support needs.  Where is the best place to start?  This background infomation will help.

Need more detailed information?  Then look into our Resource Sheets:

1. Dyslexia

2. Autism


4. Chaplaincy in Special Schools

A Christian Perspective of Disability

Inclusion is right at the heart of the Christian Gospel, for the good news of Jesus is open to all of humanity. Scripture Union (England and Wales) carries a useful article on their website.

Challenging Behaviour

Christine Brown, children's worker at Easterhouse Baptist Church, Glasgow, indicates in this Youtube clip how we might understand and respond to children who show challenging behaviour.

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