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Having your say

“We are the young people, we are the experts, and we really want to be heard”: Inclusion Ambassadors

“It feels very low to be left out”. “We need to be treated equally”. “I’d need to trust the people I’m asking for help”. Words of wisdom from a group of young people with diverse support needs campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out.


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Support for learning

Pupil from the Royal Blind School shares his top tip


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Disability

My Say: “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.


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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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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….


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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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Disability

Scottish Disability Football Squad

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

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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…)


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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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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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