Preparing for adulthood

Help and support for young people age 14 to 25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities as they move to adulthood

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In this section

Educational support for young people aged 16+

How the Local Offer supports children from age 16+

Healthcare services for young people aged 18+

Healthcare services available for over 18s

Independent living

Supported, semi-supported, or independent living

Making your own decisions

Mental capacity and decision-making

Transitioning to adult social care

Moving from children's to adult's care services

Work, training, and volunteering

The next steps for school leavers with SEND

Leisure and activities for children and families

Local clubs, groups, entertainment, and activities

Contact our services

Preparing for Adulthood Team

Helping to transition young people into adult care

Adult Social Care

Supporting people who need extra help

Support services


SEND Information, Advice, and Support Service

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