Growing up and becoming an adult is known as Preparing for Adulthood or PfA for short. There are 4 areas of PfA which are improtant for everyone growing up. These are:
Education, training and employment
Having friends and being part of your community
Click here for videos of some young adults talking about what's important to them and their experiences of becoming an adult
Lee: Introducing Lee who attends college and loves film and animation
Claire: Introducing Claire who is working as a Childcare Assistant in a pre-school for young children
Jodie: Introducing Jodie who attends college and works part time for a shipping company
Alex: Introducing Alex who is doing a Supported Internship and works in a Hotel at the weekends
Oliver: Introducing Oliver who attends college and work experience with the Police
Luke: Introducing Luke who is working as a Custodian in a big office building in Gloucester
Young people talking about what's important to them
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Transition planning for disabled young people
Transforming Care - supported living
This film from Inclusion Gloucestershire uses disabled and non-disabled actors to tell the story of someone making the transition into supported living and how they made that journey.