The Salvesen Mindroom Centre produces freely available resources for parents and professionals that can be downloaded. Alternatively, for printed versions of our publications, just email us.

It takes all kinds of minds

This leaflet was written by The Salvesen Mindroom Centre. Our booklet provides an insight to a range of learning difficulties. In this guide you will find:

  • Information about learning difficulties.
  • Facts about some of the more common conditions that are associated with learning difficulties.
  • Examples of how we can each make simple changes to support people with learning difficulties to reach their potential.






Tourette syndrome


Essential rights guide

If you’re the parent or carer of a child with learning difficulties, this specially produced guide provides all the essential information you need to guide them through life. What to do? Where to go? Who to listen to? Who not to listen to? And what rights does your child have to ensure they have a decent start to life in today’s society?

Top 10 tips

Introducing our new resource for parents and carers, we have brought together our  “Top 10 Tips” for coping with some of the issues that parents and carers will encounter supporting a child with learning difficulties.  We hope it is a useful starting point on your journey. 


Positive engagement with and for families of children with learning difficulties.

Nell and Dinah from our Direct Help and Support team gave a workshop at the national STEP teachers’ Conference in Stirling. We spoke from our experience of supporting parents and carers, and suggested ways for professionals to achieve positive engagement.

GTCS Webinar

Head of Direct Help and Support at the Salvesen Mindroom Centre, Mig Coupe, delivered a session with GTCS Chief Executive Ken Muir the host.
The webinar aims to support education staff to develop their understanding of a number of learning difficulties, and to identify those difficulties within the classroom.
Also to develop knowledge and ideas about how to support children and young people experiencing these learning difficulties.

Download the webinar here.

**Please note there was a slight technical fault with the slides, the issue resolved itself during the presentation.


Feedback about our resources

If you have accessed our resources, we would like to ask for your views.  You can find our feedback forms here Feedback form for Professionals and Feedback form for Parents/Carers.  It should take around 5 minutes to complete and is completely anonymous.  Your views will help us to improve the resources we provide and will give us the opportunity to tell others about its impact.  If we can show the value of our work to funders this helps us to keep providing a free service.