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“It’s safer outdoors than in indoors.”

Dr. Mark Tremblay of Canada’s HALO Research talks to Prof. John Reilly of the University of Strathclyde and Rachel Cowper of Inspiring Scotland about how, counter to to popular belief, it is safer for children to be outdoors than indoors. This video is part of a series on the health crisis faced by young children

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“Physical activity levels are far too low” – children’s health & well-being in Canada & Scotland

Dr. Mark Tremblay of HALO Research and Prof. John Reilly of the University of Strathclyde discuss childhood inactivity levels in Canada and Scotland from the Active Healthy Kids Report Card 2016 – one of the reasons we strive for physically active outdoor play forĀ all of Scotland’s children.

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Guide: SDS assessment process for children with additional support needs

A short video from the Self-direct Support Forum inĀ East Renfrewshire explaining the SDS assessment process specifically for children and the terminology parents may encounter.

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Organisational transformation – Murton Trust video

Having worked with Inspiring Scotland as part of the 14:19 Fund sinceĀ 2009, Murton Trust in AngusĀ has transformed from an under-used outdoor education facility to a a thriving, SQA-accredited vocational training centre.

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Video: Your Support Your Choice

A short animation from Dundee Carers Centre that explains self-directed support using text, narration and British Sign Language. The animation explains what self-directed support is, who it is for, and how to access it.

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