Resources

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

24 Nov 2020
Thomas Bartlett and Casey Armstrong, two care experienced young people, talk openly about the subject of mental health as part of a project titled the ‘Mental health and care experienced children…
11 Nov 2020
Neatebox provides smart solutions based on the challenges disabled people face every day. An example is an award-winning free app which allows people to use their mobile phone to push buttons at…
2 Nov 2020
Challenge Poverty Week was held between 5- 11 October this year. The week aims to raise a unified voice against poverty and calls for a more just and equal Scotland.  We spoke to Suzi Murning,…
21 Oct 2020
Your Options Understood (Y.O.U) is an organisation that offers independent advice to those living with a disability, as well as parents and carers. It was set-up by Dr Danielle Farrel to share her…

Iriss resources

ESSS Outline
Looks at the relationship between poverty and engagement with transitional support interventions for young people with disabilities.
ESSS Outline
Explores the relationship between learning disabilities and mental health for young people during the transitional period.
A collection of papers detailing an evidence into action scoping methodology
A collection of papers detailing an evidence into action scoping methodology.
Insight 44
Defines restorative justice, outlines the evidence on its use and impact, and discusses its current and potential use as a response to crime in Scotland.
Insight 43
Explores the evidence about the people and relatives relating to adoptions prior to the 1980s when the vast majority were relinquished by birth parents.
User involvement in social work education
Story that illustrates how universities can work with external organisations to ensure that the voices of care experienced young people inform social work.
Story of its impact and achievements
A short animation that tells the story of The Drumchapel Early Years Network (DEYN).
User involvement in social work education
This is one of seven stories, showcasing what service user and carer (SUAC) involvement in social work education looks like, what makes it work and what benefits it brings. It has a significant role…
User involvement in social work education
Why service users and carers think this matters, and what they hope for, what students got out of these sessions and reflections on the sessions.
ESSS Outline
This Outline looks at how providers of leisure activities can improve accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities and their carers.