#have my say
“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….
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.
The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is listening to 1,000 care experienced voices
“I think it is vital for our voices to be heard. We are the ones that live within the system so we know how it really works and what it feels like, better than anyone else”. Find out why listening to care experienced young people is so important.
Jordan’s story – autism, school, friends and other life lessons
Jordan’s story: “When I was at school, I always felt the need to tell everyone I met, my classmates, about the fact I am autistic so that everyone knew why I acted differently from other people”.
2017 – a big year for young people’s rights
Rights are used to make sure you feel safe, looked after, respected and listened to. Find out how the law is changing in 2017 to give pupils more rights.
How anxiety affects you at school
Louise a young person from Falkirk is on a campaign to help teachers get better at supporting pupils with anxiety. (more…)
Inclusive Education: Take Action!
How did two pupils from Scotland take their stories of receiving additional support in school all the way to the European Parliament.
Support for learning
If you get extra support at school, you may have a learning support plan
A learning support plan sets out targets for each term, and the support you need to reach them.
You have the right to be involved in deciding what goes in this plan.
Having your say
How useful is your school plan?
What do children and young people think about the support they get and how useful their Child’s Plan is? Here’s what pupils in Highland had to say.
Having your say
Having your say at meetings
Meetings are a chance for you to get involved in decisions and talk about how you’re getting on. You may feel worried about going to a meeting, but there are lots of reasons why it’s good to go…