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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. 

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


Support for learning

I’m finding it hard to concentrate at school

5 top tips if you find it hard to focus at school.

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Mental health

It’s not always easy to speak up about your problems

If you’re having a hard time at school, it’s not always easy to talk about it. But talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.

Get tips on dealing with all sorts of issues that can make school difficult. 


LGBT

Supporting LGBT young people at school

If you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, find out about ways that schools can support you

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Support for learning

Want to write to the council about your support needs? You can use this letter….

If you feel you need more support at school or you don’t like the support you’re getting, talking to somebody you trust in school is a good place to start. You should be listened to and taken seriously. If this isn’t happening, you can write a letter to the council. Here’s a template you can use.

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Having your say

Pupil voice: my advice for dealing with school problems


Having your say

Pupil voice: my advice if you’re feeling down about school


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.


Mental health

It’s not always easy to talk

It’s not always easy to talk, but sharing your problems with someone you trust can help.

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