RIPFA: Preparing young people with special educational needs and disabilities for a good adult life

The differing legal frameworks governing Children’s and Adults’ Services, combined with the range of services involved in supporting young people in transition, can create challenges for practitioners in providing joined-up support for young people.

The National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) were involved in the onset of the Children and Families Act 2014 whilst this was at its aspirational Green Paper stage, and supported ministers and civil servants to write section eight of the Code of Practice – Preparing for Adulthood from the Earliest Years.

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Government review to improve the lives of autistic children

The government will collect evidence from autistic children, their families and their carers on how to improve the support they get.

The government’s review of services and support for autistic people is covering autistic children as well as adults for the first time.

The review will inform the new joint adults and children autism strategy to be published in autumn 2019.

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