Having your say
The Inclusion Ambassadors: “We need to be treated equally”
Young people with diverse support needs campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out.
“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….
Jordan’s story – my life at school with autism
Jordan’s story: “When I was at school, I always felt the need to tell everyone I met, my classmates, about the fact I am autistic so that everyone knew why I acted differently from other people”.
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.
Pupil voice: befriending pupils with autism
Raising awareness of autism – a great pupil project in Stirling.
Hillpark school buddies win Autism Champions award
Big congratulations to the pupils at Hillpark Secondary School in Glasgow, who have been awarded the Autism Champions Award by Autism Network Scotland.
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.