Young people stall at transition stage Many young people with
special educational needs are making little or no progress in the
transition to early adulthood, a new report reveals.
There are also “many opportunities” for them to “fall down the
cracks between services” and more than one in 10 said they did not
know how to find out about work, education or training
The report points to “variation” in the provision of services such
as further education colleges and Connexions in different parts of
the country, and says systems to support transition have “not
operated as well as they could” for many young people.
The report, for the Department for Education and Skills, is the
latest part of a study of young people with special educational
needs. It looks at their experiences and achievements aged 19 or
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