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Support for Special Educational Needs and Disability

Supporting our young people with SEND 

 

For most young people, and especially those with an Education, Health and Care Plan, growing up and becoming an adult is a time of change and development. It is very important that young people with SEND can access good quality information and all the support they are entitled to, which will enable them to make the right decisions as they move into adulthood.

 

To help you as a family member or professional supporting a young person through their transition pathway planning, we have put together information about the support services and opportunities available in Plymouth.

 

We appreciate that your young person may be receiving services from a number of agencies such as health, social care, voluntary agencies or education services; it is important that these organisations are involved in planning for the future so that choices and concerns can be explored properly, always with the young person at the heart of the planning.

Find out more about Plymouth’s guidance and support SEND services and opportunities below:
  • Need some inspiration for your career options?
    With so many career choices, it can be hard to decide! Use the links below to find the right path for you. Skillsometer - discover what jobs you might like to do Icould - discover your personality and what jobs might suit you NCS Skills Assessment - discover your skills and what jobs might suit you Careers Pilot Go Construct - construction specific Prospects Job Services - for graduates Target Careers UCAS
  • Not sure how to start? Check out these useful links to support you
    Make sure you feel ready to get back out there – check out the support available if you are feeling anxious, confused, lost or overwhelmed. Plymouth has lots of growing industries that will have many job openings in the future. One of them could be for you! Find out more. Get your own free Careers and Skills Plan with National Careers Service. Develop yourself through further study and training opportunities. Find out where to find jobs in Plymouth.
  • Need to talk through your options?
    Pop in and see us on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Barclays in Plymouth Centre or sign up as a member, we'd be happy to help. Or if you'd rather speak to someone on the phone, call the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900. They can help to identify what career is best for you and the skills that could be useful in a range of different apprenticeship roles.
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