Section 11 – Careers Resources for Young People with SEND

SEND Resources in the Dorset Region

Dorset Careers Hub SEND

My Skills My Future – Programme of resources to support young people with SEND linked to skills development and next steps. Please use the link below to access the resource.

My Skills My Future | CEC Resource Directory

Finding Your Future – Developed by The National SEND Employment Forum these videos are aimed at introducing learners with SEND to an array of jobs and sectors. Please use the link below to access the resource:

National SEND Employment Forum – YouTube video list

Employability Skills for Young People with SEND – Please watch the video below for a walkthrough of key employability skills:

Empoyability Skills for Young People with SEN video

Making Decisions – this video explains the Mental Capacity Act in the context of young people. Click on the picture to go to the video:

Preparing for Adulthood – A selection of popular tools and guides from the Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) programme can be found here.

Planning Together – Together Matters is an organisation based on the belief that talking, learning and working together help to create change in people’s lives. They have some great resources to help families plan together which you can access here.

Resources for Blind and Partially Sighted People.

The Thomas Pocklington Trust has employment resources to help you through each stage of the process. They can be accessed here.

The RNIB have a range of information and resources for blind and partially sighted people who are making transitions or looking for work, including help with interviews, your rights as a jobseeker and more. They can be accessed here.

If You’re Deaf or Have Hearing Loss

The RNID have useful information on their website here.

NDCS have a Deaf Works Everywhere campaign to get more deaf young people into work – and into jobs that inspire them. Access their campaign information here.

A-Z Job Activity – This activity should enable SEND students to begin to learn how to research information regarding different job roles of interest to them. Please use the link below to access the resource.

A- Z of jobs activity SEND | CEC Resource Directory

Ambitious About Autism Toolkits – A collection of toolkits to help more autistic young people access sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities. Please use the link below to access the resource.

Ambitious about Autism Toolkits

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