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Leaving school

Why it’s a good idea to let your college or uni know you’re disabled

Disabled. It’s a loaded word not all disabled people want to identify with. But if you want to get off to a good start at college or uni – try to make peace with that word and tick the disability box on your application form.

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Having your say

The Inclusion Ambassadors: “We need to be treated equally”

Young people with diverse support needs campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out.

Support for learning

Pupil from the Royal Blind School shares his top tip

Pupil participation

Pupil Voice: 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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“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….


Making friends as a disabled young adult

Watch this film by Fixers of disabled young people talking about the ups and downs of school and college and how being part of a youth group helped them find pals.



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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Wheelchair racing champion Samantha Kinghorn: “I’m proud of my disability”

“I wanted to go to a school that had everyone in wheelchairs so I was the same as everyone else but my friends just said to me, ‘No, you’re coming back!’ I got no choice!”

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Accessible books and digital tools to help break down barriers to learning if you’re disabled

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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Agents of Change: Disabled young people have their say

In this film, disabled school leavers have their say on issues like transport, advocacy and bullying. Read more about the Agents of Change project here.