Research Reports

We carry out and promote research into some of the biggest issues affecting children and young people with learning difficulties and their families. Discover the latest findings with our research reports.

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Pathways to Employment: Exploring Neurodiversity in Apprenticeships in Scotland

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We collaborated with the Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre and the James Lind Alliance to identify the Top 10 research questions for learning difficulties.

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During the process of identifying the Top 10 research questions, we received many other questions from parents, carers, young people and professionals. We undertook a scoping study to investigate those additional questions and have collated our findings, including recommendations for future research, in our report Communication matters.

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