EmployAbility supported internships: helping young people with learning disabilities get into employment
The majority of people with learning disabilities want to work, but fewer than 6% actually achieve paid employment. Companies such as National Grid can play a part in changing this. Here we look at how our supported internships programme has been bridging the gap between education and employment for its participants.
Home - DFN Project SEARCH
The DFN Project SEARCH programme consistently delivers the best employment outcomes for students with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions
Ensuring an independent future for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND): a critical examination of the impact of education, health and care plans in England
This article examines the implications of the new education, health and care (EHC) planning process for career professionals in England. The new process comes in the wake of a succession of legisla...
Resources for Deaf Students - Funding & Application - 121 Captions
We help you in your search for resources for deaf students and explain how the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) works, if you’re eligible and how to apply.
Career support for students with SEND
Today I'm presenting at the #sameanddifferent2 conference in Reading. In my presentation I'm going to be looking at careers work with students with SEND. I'll be presenting some findings from the Compass data about special schools and some findings from our Transition Programme for Young Adults with SEND. What Works? paper. It promises to be…
Transition programmes for young adults with SEND. What works?
Young people described as having Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) face unique challenges in progressing from education to the world or work. But what does the evidence say about the impact and effectiveness of transition programmes? This paper presents the evidence for transition programmes for young people with SEND with the aim of exploring what effective