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Growing Up - Transitions

As children grow to adulthood they may require support, particularly if they have received support in childhood. Depending on the services provided, transition support will begin from the age of 14 to 25 years, as they receive adult disability services, Probation Services or  Leaving care support. 

The LSCB is working with local agencies to ensure this transition time is robust and clear to everyone.  Please find some of our local information here:

Please find below the link to SEN (Special Educational Needs) Strategy and Transition Protocol.

Transition Protocol - Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to Adult mental health services

Health Transition Pathway

The Achieving for Children 'Staying Put' policy.

Multi-agency working to support young people with special educational needs and disabilities preparing for adulthood

Implementing the NICE guideline on transition from children's to adults' services for young people using health or social care services

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This resource is useful reading for health, children's and adult social care managers and other organisations who support young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families in preparing for adulthood. Drawing on learning from workshops held in two local areas with staff from health, education and social care organisations, it provides:

Find more here -