Information for Children & Young People on Rights and Participation

Information on the rules that have been agreed to protect the rights of children and young people and what is being done to help makes their lives better.

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Are you aged 16-25?
Are you neurodivergent?
Would you 
like to help make the world a better place for all children and young people?

Then Salvesen Mindroom Centre could use your help!


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United Nations Convention on the Rights of The Child

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child explains the rights of all children and young people under the age of 18. It covers every area of a child’s life.

 

Find out more about how our work at SMC supports children’s rights

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Disabilities can include conditions such as ADHD, ASD, DCD, Dyslexia or Tourette syndrome.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities describes the special rights that people with disabilities have.

Download an accessible version of the UNCRPD or view other available versions.

How our work supports the UNCRPD

The Promise

The First Minister of Scotland has promised that all Scotland’s children will be loved and cared for, especially children who are care-experienced.

She asked a group of people to work out how to make sure this happens so that in Scotland every child grows up loved, safe and respected and able to be at their best. The group wrote a report called ‘The Promise’.

 

Find out more about how our work at SMC supports The Promise