LEADING IN HOUSING, SUPPORT AND RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
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Transition links

This page has more resources and links that may be helpful to help support young people with learning disabilities.Section of an ilustration showing pathways and options for young people.

Useful links:

Aspirations for Life
http://aspirationsforlife.org/
Paradigm is a partner in Aspirations for Life that is focussed on practical ways for people with learning disabilities to get work. This website has a rich variety of resources to help raise the employment aspirations and expectations for children and young people with learning disabilities.
Preparing for Adulthood
http://www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk/
Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) is a 2 year national programme funded by the Department for Education as part of the delivery support for 'Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability' green paper. PfA  is working in London with boroughs Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham as pathfinders. There are lots of great resources that are being produced to share this work.
Project Search
http://odi.dwp.gov.uk/odi-projects/jobs-for-people-with-learning-disabilities/project-search.php
Kaleidoscope is also a partner in Project Search- a programme that is helping young people find and keep jobs

Getting a Life
http://www.gettingalife.org.uk
Was a national project that came out of the Valuing People Now programme to focus on various aspects of enabling young people to lead equal lives. The programme is finished but the website is full of good, relevant information.
Counselling Directory
http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.
We Connect
http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com
We Connect is dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.


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