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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…

All Our Wikis

Public Wikis can be used to offer information in a more accessible way, using pictures, videos, voice recordings and other media.  To see Wandworth's Public Wikis, please visit the "All Our Wikis" webpage. Wikis were developed by RIX Research and Media. They are a multi…

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.…

Get Set GO 2020! Wednesday 1 April 2020 10am to 2:00pm

Get Set GO 2020! Next steps into Adulthood for young people, aged 14-25 with special needs and disabilities (SEND).   This annual free event jointly organised by Wandsworth Council and Positive Parent Action, with support from South Thames College, is for young people, 14-25 with SEND, their…

Getting Out More in 2019 Survey

The forum held on 3 December, focused on how we can all help young people with SEND find strategies to stay safe and feel able to get out and about more in 2019.  We held it on International Disability Day as helping young people with…

Hot Topic "Keeping Safe" Wiki

This month's Hot Topic is a public Wiki about Keeping Safe.  It sets out in simple words and pictures,  what abuse is, who can help stop it and how to report it. Click on the image to visit the Wiki. This Wiki was created thanks to great support…

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.  Take a look at the Home Wiki (still…

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. Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us:…

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,…