ATLAS is the new name for the group known as ICTSLS (ICT to Support Learning in Scotland).
It is a national group of primarily educational practitioners working in the field of technology to support children and young people with Additional Support Needs and / or disabilities.

The group primarily communicates online via a Google Group forum and provide support for each other: answering questions, sharing resources and suggesting solutions to problems posted.  ATLAS meets twice a year in person to discuss a wide range of current issues on the topic of inclusive digital technologies, educational practices, legislation, Professional Learning opportunities as well as hearing from invited guests.

Recent items that have been presented at ATLAS meetings:

If you have any questions about this group, email

CALL Assistive Technology (AT) Community

We have created a new email forum, 'CALL Assistive Technology (AT) Community'. It's an informal space for people with a common interest to:

  • Share ideas and resources
  • Exchange information
  • Ask questions related to assistive technology in an educational context
  • To discuss a range of topic related to education, learning and assistive technology

If you are a teacher, Support for Learning assistant, a professional in a supporting role, a practitioner, an Assistive Technology supplier or a parent/carer who is interested in supporting pupils with assistive technology, then this group is for you!

The joining link is


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Aberdeen City Hazel Lynch
Aberdeenshire David Cooper
Angus Katrina Hands
Jacqueline McGuire
Argyll and Bute TBC
Clackmannanshire Rhoda MacDougall
Dumfries & Galloway Colin Turner
Dundee TBC
East Ayrshire Julie Muir
East Dunbartonshire Linda Tait
East Lothian Clare McGarr
East Renfrewshire TBC
Edinburgh Stephan Millar
Falkirk David Wells
Fife Jennifer Wilson,
Kathleen Morris,
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Glasgow Carol McGill
Highland Alan Stewart
Inverclyde TBC
Midlothian TBC
Moray Helena Jones
North Ayrshire TBC
North Lanarkshire Owen Dunn
Orkney TBC
Perth and Kinross Carol Graham
Renfrewshire NA
Scottish Borders Sharon Montgomery
Shetland Poppy Nield
South Ayrshire TBC
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Stirling David Fletcher
West Dunbartonshire Claire Cusick
West Lothian TBC
Western Isles TBC