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Sections 4 to 6

Section 4: Literacy Support Needs (pdf, 0.38 Mb)

  1. Summary
  2. Background to Section 4
  3. Methods used
    1. Identifying literacy support needs
    2. Using main difficulty in learning to predict ASN
      1. Step 1: Main impairment and literacy support need
      2. Step 2: Effect of impairment on literacy support needs
      3. Step 3: Weightings between impairment and literacy support need
      4. Step 4: Overview using pie charts of relative size
  4. Literacy support needs and SQA examinations
    1. Summary
  5. Evidence from service providers on range of literacy support needs
  6. Results from questionnaires on nature of literacy support needs
  7. Literacy support needs of those not in employment, education or training (so-called NEET group)

Section 5: Curriculumn Materials Required (pdf, 0.30 Mb)

  1. Summary
  2. Background to Section 5
  3. Approach to schools
    1. Rationale
    2. Secondary school S1
    3. Special school
  4. Evidence from service providers
    1. Visual impairment service 1
    2. Visual impairment service 2
    3. Secondary school: example of service delivery issues
  5. SQA examinations and assessment materials
    1. 5-14 National Assessments
    2. Access 1 and 2
    3. National Assessment Bank (NAB) Assessments
    4. External assessments (Standard Grade, Intermediate, Highers, Advanced Highers)
    5. Assessments and tests to be accessed
  6. Questionnaires
    1. Results from short questionnaire
    2. Sample results from long questionnaires

Section 6: Accessing Print Materials (pdf, 0.41 Mb)

  1. Background to Section 6
  2. Methods used
  3. Evidence from schools
    1. Secondary school learning support department
    2. Special school
  4. Evidence from service providers
    1. Does one size fit all?
    2. Other formats required by visually impaired pupils?
    3. Pupils requiring curriculum materials in Braille
  5. Access to 5-14 National Assessments
  6. National Assessment Bank
  7. Support requested for SQA examinations
    1. Supporting reading, seeing, understanding and/or handling papers
    2. Support for writing
  8. Evidence from questionnaires
    1. Short questionnaire
    2. Long questionnaire