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Enquire - Helping you understand addtional support for learning

We can help anybody with a question about additional support for learning so whether you’re a mum, dad, grandparent, foster carer, new teacher, speech and language therapist, youth worker, or pupil we can help.

Our independent and impartial advice and information is available through our:

  • telephone helpline – 0345 123 2303
  • range of publications including The parents’ guide to additional support for learning
  • online enquiry service –
  • website for parents, carers and practitioners –

Reach (
Our website for young people, Reach, is crammed with advice on issues young people may be struggling with at school including being bullied; changing and leaving school; impact of difficulties at home; feeling low or anxious; finding it hard to take part at school; being care experienced; and many more. Reach is full of tips and advice from young people’s on what has helped them.

We are managed by Children in Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government.

Positive feedback for the Enquire service:

“Your advice enabled me to be better informed when attending school meetings and clearer about what I should ask for my son.”

“Fantastic help from Enquire, very clear and accurate advice from the Helpline. Leaflets were also fab. The information allowed the child’s mum to be more informed & confident when discussing issues with school.”

"The Reach website will act as a useful resource for young people right across Scotland."