Advice and Information

Here are some useful resources to help you when thinking about employment. 

ACAS (external link) 

Advice on supporting and treating disabled people fairly at work. For employers, managers and disabled employees, workers and job applicants. 

Ambitious for Autism (external link)

Ambitious for Autism offers autistic people aged 18 years and older the chance to showcase their skills and attributes in the workplace. You can sign up for updates on future placement opportunities. 

Autism Education Trust - transition to employment toolkit (external link)

The Autism Education Trust have designed a collection of toolkits to help autistic young people access sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities.

These resources are relevant for autistic young people, their parents/carers, teachers, and other relevant professionals to support a young person to make informed choices about their future employment opportunities.

Help and support to find and stay in work (external link)

This guidance provides links to websites that help young disabled people find and stay in work. It is aimed at young disabled people, their parents/carers and the professionals who work with them. 

Looking for work if you're disabled (external link)

A Government website for advice on looking for work and applying for a job if you are disabled.

Scope: Career Pathways (external link)

Scope is a disability equality charity who have recently launched a new service called Career Pathways, for young disabled aged 16-25 who would like some information and advice around careers.

TIN - Transition Information Network (external link)

The Transition Information Network (TIN) is an alliance of organisations and individuals who come together with a common aim: to improve the experience of disabled young people’s transition to adulthood. TIN is a source of information and good practice standards for disabled young people, families and professionals.

WorkFit (external link)

Downs Syndrome Association guidance to looking for work experience, supported apprenticeships, paid employment and volunteering.



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