Research

Salvesen Mindroom Centre carries out and promotes research into some of the biggest issues affecting children and young people with learning difficulties and their families.

Research Briefing 1: Learning difficulties and exclusion from school

Our research into UK-wide data on exclusion from school shows that young people with certain additional support needs (ASN) are excluded more often than their peers. We recommend early intervention to prevent exclusion. Read the briefing.

Research Report: Communication matters

Three scoping studies about the experiences of children with learning difficulties, and their families, in Scotland.  Read the report.

 

Research Briefing 2: How professionals manage parental requests for particular therapies for children with learning difficulties

An exploratory study of professionals' perspectives on decision-making around children with learning difficulties.
Read the briefing.

Research Briefing 3: Information needs of parents and carers of children with learning difficulties

An exploratory study on the experiences of parents of children with learning difficulties. Read the briefing.

Research Briefing 4: Positive experiences of mainstream schooling

An exploratory study around young people with learning difficulties.  Read the briefing.