Writing in The Scotsman, Yvonne Gaston from coalition member, Spark of Genius, highlights that alternative therapies can pay immense dividends when dealing with vulnerable children and young people, reducing pressure on mental health services.
Concerns raised over support to escalating number of children needing additional support as spending is cut
The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition calls for greater resourcing to support children and young people with additional support needs as new figures reveal that spend per ASN pupil has slumped dramatically.
The Scottish Children's Services Coalition calls for increased investment in mental health services as latest figures highlight the NHS in Scotland is failing to meet mental health treatment times.
As we mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week, the Scottish Children's Services Coalition urges employers to look beyond the label when it comes to young people with additional needs.
Writing in The Herald and marking Children's Mental Health Week, Niall Kelly from coalition member Young Foundations, comments on the dividends to gained by investing in children's mental health.
Writing in TESS, Stuart Jacob from coalition member, Falkland House School, responds to the Scottish Government's review on the presumption of mainstreaming. If it is to achieve what it was intended to do greater resourcing is required.
The Scottish Children's Services Coalition calls on the Scottish Government to urgently review how local authorities are supporting children and young people with complex and high level needs.
The Scottish Children's Services Coalition responds to the Mental Welfare Commission Scotland report on admissions of children and young people to non-specialist hospital wards for treatment of their mental health difficulties.
Writing in The Scotsman, Jackie Blair, Director of Education at coalition member, Spark of Genius, highlights that while mainstreaming of those children and young people with additional support needs is the ideal, greater resourcing is required to give adequate support.