Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties

Date: 31st May 2017
Category: Disabled children

A new project - Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties - has been launched during Learning Difficulties Week 2017. The project aims to identify the top 10 research priorities for learning difficulties amongst children and young people.

The top 10 research priorities will inform future research work into learning difficulties, including the work of The Salvesen Mindroom Centre.

As part of the evidence gathering stage, the researchers want to hear the views of as many people across Scotland as possible, particularly those of children and young people who have learning difficulties, their families and the professionals working alongside them. This will require completing a survey (link below).

Please complete the survey to explain your research priorities if you are:

  • a child or young person who has learning difficulties;
  • an adult who has experienced learning difficulties as a child;
  • a parent/carer of a child or young person with learning difficulties;
  • a professional working with a child or young person with learning difficulties e.g. those working in health, education, social work or the third sector.

You do not need to have a diagnosis of a learning difficulty to take part in the survey.