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14-25 years old and worried about your education, health or social care?

Many young people ask their parents or carers for help if they are worried about things.  These are people who know you well.  But if you find it hard to speak to them about something, there are other people who can help. If you are…

Business links in tune with special educational needs and disabilities (SENDs)

Research project conducted by Sophie Roche, 9 July to 17 August ‘Research shows that people with a disability stay in a job longer and have a strong commitment to their employer and lower rates of absenteeism’, Foxes Academy.

Find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you

If you feel you are ready to consider doing an Apprenticeship you can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies online using the National Apprenticeship Service recruitment system that lets you search for, view and then apply for Apprenticeships.  Start your apprenticeship search here… on Wandsworth's Lifelong Learning website.…

Living independently

By the time a young person reaches their teens they often have friends or people they want to keep in contact with. Given time and the right support they may think about living together in a shared home.  A young person and their family might…

MENCAP's Easy Read Guides to the changes in SEND support

MENCAP have created two easy read guides to the changes in support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). One guide is for Parents and the other is for Young People.  

Relationships, Sexual Health and Education

Relationships and Sex Education Practitioners who have experience of teaching Relationships and sex education to young people with learning disabilities realise that on-going support over time and life stages is needed.  What is most important is that information on topics is given in honest and…

Residential Care

Residential care is a housing option,  if you are assessed as needing care and support, but this option is only available if you have the highest level of needs.  Or if you or your family can afford to pay for it. Residential care homes vary in size but provide a safe,…

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility

If you have immediate concerns about your own safety or the safety of a child, young person or adult you should call 999 and speak to the police. It is everyone’s responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.  If you are…

Specialist Youth Clubs in Wandsworth

As well as a range of Youth Clubs which welcome children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs, there are three Youth Groups in Wandsworth specifically for young people with disabilities and special needs. These are: Unique Youth Generate: and Lady Allen Playground…

Supported Internships

Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with a statement of SEN, a Learning Difficulty Assessment or an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP),  to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the…