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Becoming an adult and preparing for the future

This section provides information for young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) on support available to help them make informed choices about their futures. It includes information on a wide range of different subjects, including :

  • Post-16 education provision including further education
  • preparing for and finding employment including careers advice, apprenticeships, traineeships and supported internships as well as support available from employment agencies and services
  • financial support
  • person centred planning for transition to adulthood
  • support for independent living including developing life skills, accommodation and housing options, eligibility for social care or health support
  • support to access volunteering  and care support for social opportunities
  • support for transition between social care and health services for children to those for adults.

For assistance in using the site please see our help page.

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