Deafness Debated in the Scottish Parliament

FROM SHOP TO SCREEN, JULIE SHARES HER STORY ON HEARING LOSS For proof that hearing loss doesn’t have to be a barrier to achieving your goals in life then look no further than Julie McElroy. Born prematurely and later diagnosed with both cerebral palsy and profound sensory neural hearing loss, Julie is a prolific campaignerContinue reading “Deafness Debated in the Scottish Parliament”


Big Issues Scotland

Independent Living Big Issue supplement; “Rights Here Rights Now”.    You can read real life stories about the reality of independent living from across Scotland and find out what it will take to make rights the reality for all disabled people. Pam Duncan, Policy Officer, Independent Living in Scotland Project, interviews Julie for the Big IssuesContinue reading “Big Issues Scotland”

Supporting Students To Engage Meaningfully In The Learning Process

Supporting Students To Engage Meaningfully In The Learning Process on Tuesday 15 June. Julie an IT Graduate has been asked by Scotland’s Colleges to  present a presentation on the role of assistive technologies in supporting students. This is the first of several network events planned for practitioners who are learning and teaching students with significant additional supportContinue reading “Supporting Students To Engage Meaningfully In The Learning Process”