Pupil Voice: My experience of living with ADHD
For young people with ADHD it can be hard to concentrate in school. Hear from one pupil about what it’s been like for them in school.
Pupil voice: dyslexia and changing high school in Scotland
Hear from Abby about her experience about having dyslexia and changing schools.
Pupil voice: what your teacher can do to support you if you have dyslexia
Got dyslexia? Here are some tips from Rachel about what teachers can do to help you at school.
Dyslexia – a different way of learning
1 in every 10 people has dyslexia.
Dyslexic people can do a lot of things, they just might do them in a different way.
Some of the most successful people in the world have dyslexia… Keira Knightley, Steven Spielberg and Jamie Oliver all have it.
People with dyslexia are often very creative and good at problem solving. Having dyslexia might mean you need help with reading, writing or remembering.
Here’s a great film from the British Dyslexia Association
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 Voice: – Lyla “If I wasn’t dyslexic I wouldn’t be me, I am what you see”
With the right support people with dyslexia can achieve incredible things. Check out this poem by Scottish Youth Poetry Slam winner – Lyla.
Support for learning
Just found out you’ve got dyslexia? Get advice from young people who know how you’re feeling….
We love this letter written by two pupils who wanted to help other young people who have found out they have dyslexia.
Feeling judged for having dyslexia
“When I used to read a book it was like the words were jumping all over the place.” A film by I am Me Scotland.
Accessible books and digital tools to help break down barriers to learning
Here are 5 ways that CALL Scotland help with accessible learning.