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    My Rights, My Say

    All children have the right to have their views considered when decisions are being made about the support they get with their learning. Children aged 12–15 with additional support needs have specific rights to be involved in decisions that affect them. My Rights, My Say provides: - advice and information about a child’s rights - advocacy to support a child to have their voice heard when talking to their school - independent support to make sure the child’s views are heard in formal processes (such as assessments) - support to enhance professional practice in listening to children’s views - legal representation to support a child making a reference to the Additional Support Needs Tribunal.
    Web Enquiry Form : https://myrightsmysay.scot/referral/
    Web Address : https://myrightsmysay.scot/

    Partners in Advocacy Edinburgh

    Provides 1-1 independent advocacy for children and young people with additional support needs, including those with mental health issues. Adults and older people across Scotland Edinburgh office - Edinburgh & the Lothians: children and young people with additional support needs (up to and including age 19) - young people who have a learning disability and a mental health issue, who are also known to local CAMHS teams. My Rights, My Say advocacy (educational issues) for children and young people young people 12-15 with additional support needs.
    Telephone : 0131 478 7723/7724
    Email : edinburgh@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk
    Web Address : http://www.partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

    Partners in Advocacy Glasgow

    Provides 1-1 independent advocacy for children and young people with additional support needs, including those with mental health issues. Adults and older people across Scotland Glasgow Office - various localities across Glasgow City & Greater Glasgow & Clyde: children and young people up to the age of 19 with mental health issues - children and young people whose lives are affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences. My Rights, My Say advocacy (educational issues) for children and young people young people 12-15 with additional support needs.
    Telephone : 0141 847 0660
    Email : glasgow@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk
    Web Address : http://www.partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

    Who Cares? Scotland

    Provides a range of advocacy, advice and support services across Scotland for children and young people with experience of care up to the age of 25. To find out about accessing advocacy for a young person, or if you are a young person who wants to speak to an advocate in your area, visit the website to find out who is available in your area. Or call the National Office on 0141 226 4441 for help. http://www.whocaresscotland.org/get-involved/contact-who-cares-scotland/
    Telephone : 0141 226 4441
    Email : hello@whocaresscotland.org
    Web Address : http://www.whocaresscotland.org/
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