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Preparing for Adulthood

Employment

Young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) have a range of options available to enable and support them into the workplace.

You can find imore information about the services that are available to support young people with SEND with employment and training on Redbridge FiND Family Services Directory.

Money

If you are aged over 16 you may be eligable for PIP. You’ll need an assessment by an independent health professional to work out the level of help you can get. Your award will be regularly reassessed to make sure you’re getting the right support.

To qualify for PIP, you must:

  • be aged 16 to 64
  • be in Great Britain when you claim - there are some exceptions, eg members and family members of the Armed Forces
  • have been resident in the UK for at least 2 of the last 3 years
  • not be subject to immigrant control (unless you’re a sponsored immigrant)

 Dosh is a financial advocacy organisation that can help you manage your money, by providing financial advocacy, appointeeship for benefits and account management for self-directed support budgets.