Changing School

Pupil voice: moving to high school and getting support for my dyslexia

If you’ve got dyslexia and are changing schools, you may have worries about what it will be like and if you’ll get the support you need. Here’s some advice from a pupil who knows how you feel….

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Dyslexia

Pupil voice: what your teacher can do to support you if you have dyslexia

Got dyslexia? Here are some tips from Rachel, a Young Ambassador for Dyslexia Scotland, about what teachers can do to help you at school. Whatever challenges you’re going through, never forget you have many strengths too….

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Dyslexia

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.

Get more info and support from Dyslexia Unwrapped, the online hub for young people. 

Here’s a great film from the British Dyslexia Association


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.


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.

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Dyslexia

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.

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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.


Disability

Accessible books and digital tools to help break down barriers to learning

If you’ve got a disability and feel like you can’t properly access what you need to help you learn at school, here are 5 ways that CALL Scotland can help you….

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