Pupil voice: life at school with autism
Autism is a spectrum. It is different for everyone and life at school with autism can look different too.
Pupil Voice: an autistic teenager’s diary of life in lockdown
We love this video diary of life in lockdown for Victoria, a teenager with autism from the Highlands – meltdown moments, worries about change, going for a daily jog for her wellbeing. Victoria got help to make her film from the Pines, Highland Council, Chip + and the National Autistic Society Scotland.
Living with autism – Five things that help
Watch this film and hear from Amber about living with autism.
Young people have a say
Young Ambassadors for Inclusion – Ask us, hear us, include us
The Young Ambassadors for Inclusion are pupils with diverse support needs, who are campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out. They created a film which could allow their views to be heard and help school staff understand how to support pupils with additional support needs.
“I’m Jenny…. and this is MY autism”
“Having autism is unique – it’s not painful, or itchy, or sore – it’s just how I see the world”. Check out this Fixers film and hear a girl called Jenny on a campaign to end the stigma about having Aspergers and to show it’s no reason to stop believing in yourself….
Pupil voice: befriending pupils with autism
Raising awareness of autism – a great pupil project in Stirling.
How autism freed me to be myself
16-year-old Rosie told her story to TedTalk about what it’s like to have autism. “People are so afraid of variety that they try to fit everything into a tiny little box with a specific label,” she explains.