How to ......Support Additional Needs
Jesus welcomed everyone, and frequently prioritised 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 parent of a child or young person with additional needs, it is really important to build a strong relationship with your child's school. Read more here.
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.
Making all welcome
This online article has a range of practical advice for anyone working with children and young people, for example in your church. It also has links to a wide range of other useful material.
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.