Becoming an adult
Help and information for young adults with special educational needs or disabilities.
Between the ages of 14 and 25 you will need to make important choices about your future, such as:
You can find a lot of information about these areas on the Preparing for Adulthood website.
There is also guidance about what schools, colleges and other agencies should be doing to support the transition to adult life in the SEND Code of Practice, particularly chapters 6, 7 and 8.
If you can't find what we are looking for in these pages you may be able to find other services in Sandwell which can help. There are a number of ways to do this:
- Search AskAde from The Family Information Service
- Search Information Point
- Search the Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations directory
- Search our list of national organisations who might be of help