Support

Advisory

Discover how we can support you

Whether it's for a few hours a day or seven days a week, we can offer you tailor-made support throughout Scotland. Our free advisory service is at the heart of Sense Scotland and is often the first point of contact for disabled people and their families.


  • Child with sensory light

    Support for early years

    Our Early Years Team offers advice and support for families who have a child under the age of 8 with a communication support need, arising from a range of disabilities.

  • Child and Sense Scotland staff at Sense of Summer festival

    Support for children and families

    Whether you need support during school holidays, after school hours or evenings and weekends, together we'll plan a schedule of support to get the most out of life.

  • adult service user with staff member

    Support for adults

    We're committed to each individual's growth in confidence and independence. That's why we offer tailor-made programmes to meet your personal aspirations and needs.

  • Service user Craig with Sense Scotland staff

    Living in your own home

    We believe everyone should have choices in how they live their life so we're committed to create independent living opportunities for people with communication support needs, 

  • Child service user

    Parent Enabler Project

    The Parent Enabler Project (PEP) works with families who live within NHS Greater Glasgow area and who support disabled children and young people up to the age of 19.

  • One Giant Leap member

    One Giant Leap

    One Giant Leap is our programme for young people with disabilities to help them make the leap from school to adult life. Find out how to join, and to volunteer.

  • Ardlui House

    Sense Scotland holidays

    Everyone deserves a much-needed break every so whether you want to relax or try something new, we have a short break for everyone.

  • Yvonne at TouchBase Glasgow

    TouchBases

    TouchBases are fully accessible resources in Glasgow and Lanarkshire for all ages, with a cafe, arts services, sensory rooms and personal care facilities.

  • Service user Craig from Fitting around you film

    Self-Directed Support

    Self Directed Support (SDS) and Personalisation aims to ensure that disabled people make choices about how their support is managed. Find out how we can help you through this process.