Preparing for Adult Life

300px-Charlton_House_01Planning for when your son or daughter leaves education (transition).

It is very important that every child with autism or Asperger syndrome has a well-made plan to set them up for adult life. This needs to be done both for those with and for those without statements or EHC plans.

Helena Bateman from the National Autistic Society explained how planning for adult life should be done. Her presentation from that meeting is available in PDF format at this link:

TSS family support presentation PDF

NAS Transition Support Service This is a free service for parents and carers of children in year 9 and above that can help young people with making the transition from school to adult life or further education. It provides confidential information, advice and support by phone or email and can help with things such as an explanation of your rights and entitlements, assistance with exploring options and signposting to other services.

Tel: 0808 800 0027
Email: transitionsupport@nas.org.uk