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Transition is an ongoing process, not a single event, and it takes place over several years. The transition process starts when your child is 13 or 14 (Year 9) and continues until they leave school. It's important to get the right support early on from a number of professionals. Some of them may be involved in your child's life up to age 25.
Provision varies from one local authority to the next, so check what your authority provides. The benefits of properly managed transition will carry your child through into adulthood, increasing their opportunities in life.
Listen to what your child wants. Encourage them to say what they want, rather than letting others take over. Even if their expectations seem unrealistic, some goals may be achievable with the right support. There are various steps you need to take at each stage of transition:
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