My Say:

Autism

“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….


My Say:

Disability

What helps young people feel included in school?

“For me, talking and listening are the key to true inclusion” Mark Stewart, Young Inclusion Ambassador talks about his experience of school.

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My Say:

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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My Say:

Disability

Scottish Disability Football Squad

Giving young people ”the confidence that they truly can do anything they want”.

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My Say:

Disability

Joint creativity – art by young people with arthritis

A lot of people think only old people have arthritis but there are 12,000 children and young people in the UK coping with it every day. Here’s how Arthritis Care Scotland help some of them. (more…)


My Say:

Disability

Your say “Eczema really affects me at school because I find myself distracted”

A young person shares their story and has a say about how schools could support young people with eczema.

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My Say:

Changing School

Moving school: Eilidh’s story

Eilidh tell Reach how she felt about leaving her primary school and going to secondary school. She uses a wheelchair so it was important for her to know that her new school was making plans to ensure she had the support she needed. 

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My Say:

Disability

Wheelchair racing champion Samantha Kinghorn: “I’m proud of my disability”

“I wanted to go to a school that had everyone in wheelchairs so I was the same as everyone else but my friends just said to me, ‘No, you’re coming back!’ I got no choice!”

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My Say:

Disability

Art by disabled pupils at Corseford School, Capability Scotland

Thank you to the pupils at Corseford, Capability Scotland’s school, for sending us their beautiful art.

 


My Say:

Disability

Your say: support for young people with epilepsy

“My support teacher helps me a lot in class. She helps me because I have memory problems and am a bit slow at picking things up because of my constant seizures.

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