Preparing for adulthood can mean considering things such as independent living, further education and careers. A young person with additional needs may face extra challenges when making these choices but there are places that can help.
There is a range of support available to help young people transition into employment and gain confidence in the workplace.
The British Association for Supported Employment work nationally to support businesses to improve employment rates of disabled people. Their website lists companies that offer support and how to get in touch
DFN Project SEARCH is a ‘transition to work program’ that offers year long support to aid with the adjustment into full time employment and offers help to find a career.
The National Careers Service offer job support and specialist advice for people with disabilities and special educational needs, including advice on employment rights. Click the button to find out more.