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News last updated: 14 July 2011


Year 3 TSP Regional Activity Report
Download a copy of the year 3 TSP Regional Activity Report. The report looks at regional activity local areas engaged in during the final year of the Transition Support Programme. It also highlights key learning points which can be used to support the design and delivery of coordinated networking opportunities in the future.
(14 July 2011)


Department for Education publishes Green Paper on Special Eductional Needs and Disability
The Department for Education published Support and aspiration: a new approach to special educational needs and disability on 9 March 2011.
(10 March 2011)


Year 3 TSP Update
Local areas have received a letter today (31 January) informing them of their TSP Development Stage based on the results of their Self Assessment Questionnaire.  These letters have been emailed to Directors of Children's Services, and copied to Transition Leads and Directors of Adult Services. Visit the SAQ section of this website for further information.
(31 January 2011)


New case study: Warwickshire County Council
This case study describes how Warwickshire County Council developed a support brokerage model to support young people with autistic spectrum conditions who do not meet FACS criteria. It is available to download from the case studies section of this website.
(25 January 2011)


New resource: Person Centred Approaches in Transition Planning
This new leaflet from NTST looks at what a person centred approach might look like for a disabled young person during the transition to adulthood. It sets out what personalisation and person centred approaches are, looks at practice development and sets out guidance which supports this way of working. It is available to download from the resources section of this website.
(10 January 2011)


NTST Policy Briefing
NTST have published a briefing that summarises current developments in key policy areas relating to disabled young people’s transition to adulthood. The briefing can be downloaded from the guidance section of this website.
(8 November 2010)


The Council for Disabled Children launches new transition website
The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) has hosted a reception at the House of Commons to celebrate the work of its Transition Information Network and to launch its new website for people who support disabled young people in transition to adulthood. The new website gives up to date information about policy and practice developments, resources, news and events to professionals and parents/carers and includes a section for disabled young people to help them understand the transition process. For more information visit:
(4 November 2010)