Gallen Community School, Ferbane, Offaly
Please note that the start time listed above is the training time - Registration will commence 30 mins before this
16+ Options: Education and Employment
All delegates wanting to attend this event, including the young person with autism, must register for a place.
Leaving Post Primary School can be an anxious time for families and the young person with autism. For many, knowing what opportunities are available within education and employment settings would reduce some of this anxiety. This would enable the young adult, supported by their parents, carers and educators, make informed choices about which pathway best suits them.
This informative session is open to both the young adult with autism and their parents/carers and educators. It will enable them to hear first-hand the support available in educational and employment settings as the young autistic adult plans to transition out of Post Primary school.
- Have an understanding of further and higher education and employment opportunities for a young adult with autism.
Course Overview / Content
- Hear a first-hand experience of a young adult who has transitioned from post primary school;
- Listen to Further/Higher education providers as well as organisation who provide support in work settings explain what they offer;
- Explore and meet education providers and organisation who provide workplace support.
Gallen Community School
Gallen Community School , Ferbane , Offaly