Asking for Help
During your time in Post 16 and beyond there may be a time where you, your parents, carers or support workers need some help. We hope this page provides you with links and advice and guidance that will continue to support you whenever you need it.
Social Care can often be the first port of call when needing extra support in adult. Follow the link to find out more.
After becoming an adult you may decide that you want more independence and would like to live on your own. Follow the link to find out more about your options.
There is a lot of support for adults with a learning disability to help them manage their health needs and provide support during visits to hospital. Follow the link for more information.
Preparation for Adulthood Team
You may be familiar with the Preparation for Adulthood Team as they often attend Annual Reviews from when you were in Year 9. They are able to provide support and guidance to help with your transition to adulthood. Follow the link for more information.
Education, Health and Care Plans
You will have you EHCP until you are 25 years old if you stay within education. Follow the link for support with how to make sure you get the most out your plan.
We hope that you have felt safe throughout your time at New Siblands but when you leave us there may be times when you don't. Follow the link for more information on how to get help when you feel unsafe.
There are a range of benefits that are available to help you get the most out of your life. Follow the link to find out how to make sure you are getting what you are entitled to.
There may be a time where you, or your parents and carers don't feel you can make your own decisions. This section will give information about this issues including issues around Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Orders (DOLS)
Getting my Voice Heard
When you are an adult you may have a lot of choices to make. Sometimes it can be hard to make sure that people listen to what you want. Follow the link to find out about services that are available to make sure your voice is heard.
Many students will want to get a job at some point so they can afford the things that they like to be independent. Follow the link to find out about how you could go about finding the right job for you.