As a young person with special educational needs or a disability, making the move or ‘transition’ into adult life is a really exciting time, but you may also feel a bit worried about it. We want to help start preparing you and your family for this as early as possible so that you feel ready when the time comes.

To make the move into adulthood as simple and easy as possible for you requires planning. We want to ensure that young people and their families are well prepared for changes that will happen. Visit our searchable database, Rainbow Resource for more information.

A good move into adulthood should be based around four areas or pathways:                

- Education, training and job opportunities

- Independence and housing

- Health and well-being

- Friends and relationships in the community

To find out where you can get support to prepare for adulthood, visit our Rainbow Resource for more information.