My Future Choices from the Transition Information Network! My Future Choices is their free magazine for disabled young people, their families and people who support them. In this issue they have the latest news and stories from young people on internships, at university and much more!
Preparing for Adulthood
Preparing for Adulthood program (PfA) is funded by the Department for Education in delivering support to special educational needs and disability reforms. They provide resources for young people, parent carers and professionals. http://www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk
Transition from school to university for people on the autism spectrum can be a challenge. The challenge isn't just the studies themselves but living arrangements to. Read about Susanna Fantoni's perspective below on The Guardian.
Studying at home and abroad
To read an article that was put together by a West Sussex student, who carried out research about your rights as a disabled person, please click here. This includes information on the reasonable adjustments expected of a University and scholarships and loans that are available to disabled students.
We have also been contacted by a Local Offer user who has been doing research into working abroad with a disability and has recommended these links if you are thinking of studying in Australia or Germany:
Studying in Australia
Studying in Germany
- Moving to adult health care
- Further Education
- Pathways to work
- WorkAid - Supported Employment Scheme
- Supported Internships
- Independent Travel Training
- Finding a Disability Confident Employer
- Adult Social Care
- Independent Living
- Inclusion within the community
- Get help at work if you’re disabled or have a health condition (Access to Work Fund)
- Positive and Possible - SEND Employment Support
- Staying Safe, Bullying and Child Sexual Exploitation