Becoming an adult affects the lives of young people and their parents, this change can be a difficult and worrying time for many people.
If you want to understand the changes, identify your options and explore opportunities, the following information should help.
Find local organisations that provide services for young people on the SEND Directory.
Where to get help finding a course and choosing a place to study after school if you have special educational needs or a disability.
Links to local college websites.
Support to help you gain skills and qualifications, find a job and while you work.
Find out if you are eligible and who to contact for more information.
If you have a disability and want to leave home, there are options that could provide you with extra support if you need it.
If you have special educational needs or a disability, you could get money to help you with extra costs.
Information about adult social care and support as you transition from children's social care.
Advocacy and participation groups for young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
A supported internship programme for 16 to 24 year olds with learning disabilities and autism who have an education, health and care (EHC) plan.
Advice about claiming benefits, making decisions and support when someone you care for is approaching adulthood.