Preparing for change

Grades are not everything

A Masters degree graduate feels that her difficulties with social skills was overlooked at school because her grades were good.       Click icon to see what she has to say.

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See also  Education & Learning  under Schooling problems at the bottom of the page.        For a few life skills college courses see College and University.

Prepare for big changes

The National Autistic Society website has many pages to help prepare for the big changes in a pupil’s life.          Click icon to browse.

Circles of support

Circles of support offers support during a transitional time in the focus person’s life such as a change of school or moving on; by using the support of friends, family, support networks, paid professionals and staff.         A Lincolnshire service.        Click page icon for more information or leaflet preview.

Education beyond 16

Click icon for a brief introduction to the support and options for education beyond 16 .

Support beyond 16

There were changes in 2014.         Click icon for an easy reading leaflet about the changes.

Preparing for adulthood

Here is the Moving on and preparing for adulthood booklet co-produced by Lincolnshire County Council and the Pelican Trust.
It is part of the Promoting Independence Project in response to requests for information from young people with SEND and Parent / Carers.           Click icon on the left to browse.

The Preparing for Adulthood programme (PfA) provides expertise and support to local authorities and their partners to embed preparing for adulthood from the earliest years.          It is part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability reforms.           See:  website         What we do          Resources            See their Youtube page for videos.

Independence

For an more about developing independence click icon.

 

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