The messages we want to ensure reach all families and professionals working with children with a developmental impairment or learning disability are:
Resources available at a Universal level that can be accessed by families of children with a developmental impairment or learning disability include:
Ready Steady Baby will help you get ready for parenthood by taking you through the whole of your pregnancy - from the decision to start trying for a baby, through the antenatal care you will receive and on to advice on labour and birth. It offers advice on maternity leave and benefits and tips on caring for your baby for the first year. The comprehensive guide is for mums, dads, partners, civil partners and other primary care givers who all have a very important role to play in the care and upbringing of your baby.
Play@Home (Baby, Toddler and Pre-school) books are supplied by Health Visitors.
Play, Talk, Read is a website with easy, fun ways to help your child be happier, learn more and enjoy a better start in life.
Read Write Count is a website where parents and carers can find ways to help their children learn vital life skills like reading, writing and counting.
Bookbug support families so that from birth, stories and songs are used to build attachment, support speech and language development and lay the foundations of literacy. This is the first step in helping every child in Scotland to develop a love of books and reading.
Play Scotland works to promote the importance of play for all children and young people, and campaigns to create increased play opportunities in the community.
Parentzone Scotland - Education Scotland is the national body in Scotland for supporting quality and improvement in learning and teaching.
Parenting Across Scotland is a partnership of charities which offers support to children and families in Scotland. They work together to focus on parenting issues and to help realise their vision..."A Scotland where all parents and families are valued and supported to give children the best possible start in life.