My Rights, My Say

My Rights,
My Say

  • the children’s views service
  • independent advocacy
  • be involved in decisions about your support – for example at school meetings or tribunal cases
  • ask for an assessment if you think you might have a specific additional support need (ASN)
  • find out if you need a Co-ordinated Support Plan (CSP)
  • and lots more!

Feel like you’re not getting a say about your education? If you are in Scotland and aged 12-15 then My Rights,My Say can help 🙂 #learning #support #advocacy #childrensrights

♬ snowfall – Øneheart & reidenshi

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Children’s Views

The children’s views service gives you the chance to share your views about school.

You can do this by chatting to one of our children’s views workers at My Rights, My Say.

How you do that is completely up to you!

Here are just some of the ways that you can share your views:

  • meeting in person
  • chatting online on a video call (you can have your camera on or off)
  • text message or WhatsApp
  • emails
  • using our children’s views iPads
  • creative methods like drawing, painting, taking photos, making a collage, Lego
  • Talking Mats
  • anything else you can think of… the list is endless 🙂

Once you have shared your views about school, the children’s views worker will write it all down in a report. They will make sure you get to see the report and have the final say before it is shared with anyone.

You’re in control.

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My Rights, My Say has advocacy workers who can help you share your views with your school to get the support you need.

They can help you work out what you want to say and attend meetings with you.

If you don’t feel able to speak yourself, you can tell your advocacy worker what you think and they can speak up on your behalf.

Having an advocacy worker can be really helpful. You can find out more about why from SJ in our TikTok post here:

Here’s SJ (and her wee dog Louie 🐶) talking about My Rights, My Say advocacy. Have a listen to find out how an advocacy worker might be able to help you. To find out more visit the link in our bio 🙂 #childrensrights #right #advocacy #advocate #voice #support #scotland

♬ Besties – Lux-Inspira

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