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….
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….
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.
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
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….