Physical Difficulties & Medical Services

The East SILC is recognized as a leading innovator in the use of Assistive Technology to enable students with diverse physical difficulties to access the curriculum. "Thanks to the work of the ICT service my son has a fantastic IT solution that works for him and is flexible enough to meet all his academic needs. This has lead to him being more independent in his learning and recording of his school work, which in turn has given him the confidence to continue to succeed at school." Jane Sanders.

Touchscreens are ideal for cause & effect activities..Three post 16 students demonstrate very different technology solutions..Scaffolding supporting early literacy..EyeGaze systems have made huge strides in recent months..


Assistive/Adaptive Technology

A series of articles and presentations on the diverse topic of implementing technology solutions to support young people with physical difficulties.

Medical Conditions

These are brief guides to common physical conditions found in schools with a strong inclusion ethos. They are gathered from a variety of sources and are intended to be guides for the "layman" and not definitive medical treatises. They are provided without comment from the PD&Medical Service.

Referral Pro Forma

These documents can be downloaded, completed and returned to to commence the process of applying for an ICT Access Assessment and Report. Alternatively forms can be requested by email

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