Priority 20 from the Learning Difficulties Scotland PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which strategies are effective in increasing the support available for children and young people with learning difficulties, and their families/carers, in out-of-school activities? (JLA PSP Priority 20)
Overall ranking 20
JLA question ID 0070/20
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

A. M. McGarty, C. A. Melville. (2017). Parental perceptions of facilitators and barriers to physical activity for children with intellectual disabilities: A mixed methods systematic review. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 73: 40-57. https://doi.or

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How to put effective support in schools. How to help support families during the summer holidays which causes huge disruption for routines. ~ Lack of out of school activities/groups for young people with autism and learning difficulties. ~ What are the most effective strategies for encouraging pupils with additional support needs to participate in extra curricular activities.
Submitted by Professionals x 4  ~  parents/carers x 0  ~  Adults who experienced learning difficulties as a child x 0  ~  child/young person x 0
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0070
PSP name Learning Difficulties (Scotland)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 40  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018