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Preparing young people with special educational needs and disabilities for a good adult life

Preparing young people with special educational needs and disabilities for a good adult life

Julie Pointer shares her views on, preparing young people with special educational needs and disabilities for a good adult life.

The differing legal frameworks governing Children’s and Adults’ Services, combined with the range of services involved in supporting young people in transition, can create challenges for practitioners in providing joined-up support for young people.

The National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) were involved in the onset of the Children and Families Act 2014 whilst this was at its aspirational Green Paper stage, and supported ministers and civil servants to write section eight of the Code of Practice – Preparing for Adulthood from the Earliest Years.

Our experience has shown us (and continues to do so) that the ‘transition’ for young people from their childhood to adulthood has been fraught with challenges. To read the full article click here.

Released On 6th Dec 2018