Friends, Relationships & Community
Young people have opportunities to spend time with their peers outside of school and college. They are supported to develop and maintain friendships and relationships. They can access their community and feel safe and confident.
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Family Footings introduces parents and carers to the benefits of using Person Centred Planning which can help improve outcomes for children with special educational needs. Parents can contact Family Footings to request free training in their school, children's centre or any other community setting.
This report from the National Development Team for Inclusion and looks at what works in enabling the full participation of all young people in youth social action.
This survey reports on young disabled people's access to youth work and its impact on their lives. Inspectors undertook a sample of 18 visits to local authorities, charities and voluntary and community sector organisations, each of which were promoting work of this nature.
The Transition Help for Communities Project is a partnership project
developed by Enfield’s Joint Service for Disabled Children and Health and Adult Social Care, together with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.
The programme was designed to provide personalised developmental
support for 13 young people who were undergoing changes in their lives, to
raise their aspirations before they leave school and provide an opportunity to
grow and develop in independence. The key modules of the programme were
tailor-made to meet their personal requirements and were specifically
focused on individual outcomes.
Ofsted carried out a survey of what works best in engaging young people in volunteering within schools, colleges and in the community. The report finds that by involving young people with their communities, volunteering can provide alternative opportunities for young people to achieve their goals and develop a better sense of civic duty and responsibility.