Autism

Living with autism – Five things that help

Autism is a condition that affects how you learn and how you relate to people and things happening around you. Watch a film with top tips and find out how you can campaign for change.

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Friends

Autism and friendship – advice from a young person

We asked a young person with autism to come up with her top tips for making friends and talking to people at school.

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Young people have a 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.


Hearing loss

BSL – pupils at St Rochs hearing impairment unit share their advice


Support for learning

Pupil from the Royal Blind School shares his top tip


Disability

Pupil Voice: “My dyslexia enables me to be creative”

From Dyslexia Unwrapped, where you can listen to lots of young people talk about the ups and downs of having dyslexia.


Pupil participation

Pupil Voice: 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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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….


Pupil participation

BSL: Pupil participation helps you do well at school

Check out this great BSL film about how being included in decision making helps you do well at school. It’s made by The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland.


Disability

Making friends as a disabled young adult

Watch this film by Fixers of disabled young people talking about the ups and downs of school and college and how being part of a youth group helped them find pals.