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Navigating post-16 options

Clare Howard looks at whether councils’ local offers are meeting their responsibilities to young people with SEN

Moving out, moving on

Ruth Perry considers the value of residential further education for young people with high needs

Real world opportunities

Supported internships are having a positive impact on young adults with SEN, writes Pippa Bruckland

The price of equal pay

Stephen Bradshaw asks if the minimum wage is restricting employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities

A degree of support

Jonathan Beckett examines the provision colleges and universities offer to students with dyslexia and what they can do to improve it

Getting personal

Suzie Franklin reveals how a person-centred approach has helped her daughter with autism to thrive

Second time around

School was torture for the girl tagged as “stupid”, but Sarah Chapman has found new hope and the strength to overcome her dyslexia

Succeeding at college and university with SEN

Education beyond school can be daunting for those with SEN, but potential problems can be averted with the right planning and support, writes Amanda Kirby

Fresh approach to adult autism

The Government has announced its first update of the adult autism strategy since the ground-breaking Autism Act of 2009. Think Autism includes new initiatives designed...

Looking to the long-term

Helping young people with SEN and disabilities into work isn’t all about learning employment skills. It’s also about building relationships with employers, says Pauline Bayliss-Jones