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Your rights

2017 – a big year for young people’s rights

Rights are used to make sure you feel safe, looked after, respected and listened to. Find out how the law is changing in 2017 to give pupils more rights.

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Disability

Over 100 pupils with learning disabilities have a say about being included at school

Getting the right support and feeling included in school can be difficult if you have a learning difficulty. Find out what young people have to say…

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Autism

On dog lovers, homonyms and aspergers: An interview with Author Ann Martin

Best known for The Baby Sitters Club, check out this interview with author Ann Martin about her book Looking for a Lost Dog. We asked Estella, a girl supported by the National Autistic Society, to interview Ann for us.

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Mental health

It’s okay not to be okay. But it’s also okay to ask for help.

Watch Seeme Scotland’s new film helping young people know it’s ok to not feel ok.

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Ethnic Minority Young People

Our say: Young refugees on learning in a new country

Can you imagine having to leave behind your home, friends and family to go on your own to a new country? That’s what some young refugees have experienced. Read their story…

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Mental health

5 tips if you’re feeling down, by a guy whose been through it

Jonny shares his tips if you’re struggling to cope with life.

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Dyslexia

1 in 10 people have dyslexia in Scotland

What do Keira Knightley, Steven Spielberg and Jamie Oliver have in common? They all have dyslexia.

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Family in prison

“It’s like I am carrying a giant invisible secret”

How one young person feels about their parent being in prison.

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Your rights

Rights Respecting Stars – campaigning for children’s rights

Read about why children’s rights are important to pupils at Stockbridge Primary School in Edinburgh

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Having your say

‘Our generation’s epidemic’ – young people’s mental health

“Every generation’s experiences are different from the one before it, and every generation has its own unique struggles. For my generation, one of the biggest struggles appears to be mental health”. Terri Smith – MSYP Edinburgh Northern and Leith

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