23. October 2019 - 10:00 till 12:00
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Preparing for Adulthood SEND Conference | Level 3, Conference Hall | Wednesday, 23. October 2019

Preparing for Adulthood SEND Conference
(SEND: Special Educational Needs and Disability)
For young people, their families, parent groups, multi-disciplinary professionals and employers
10.00 am – 12, Wednesday 23 October 2019, Conference Hall, Brent Civic Centre.Coffee and tea from 9.30 am, with a prompt start at 10.00 am, finish at Midday. (Connexions’ Branching Out SEND careers event for young people will run 2 – 5 pm dafterwards in the Conference Hall)

To raise awareness of Preparation for Adulthood Outcomes in the context of Brent

To learn about national and local best practice in working with young people with complex needs 16-25

To give opportunities for Young People with SEND and their families to find out about what is available from the different services and to start planning/networking for their next stage

To launch the new Transition into Adulthood in Brent document

Areas of discussion:
Steps to Adulthood - Anne Hayward, 10 am
Young Persons Voice - young speakers, 10.15 am
Parent Voice - 10.25 am
Catecote Presentation - 10.35Catcote Horizons’ (Hartlepool) present on their nationally recognised Best Practice
Employment initiatives in Brent - 11.35 am
View from schools  - 11.45 am 
Closing remarks - 11.55
Participants: Employers, Post 16 young people with SEND, parents, Brent professionals from Employment, Education, Health and Social Care, leisure centre staff, colleges, Connexions, voluntary groups.
Organisers: Brent Inclusion staff – Anne Hayward, Daniel Salaman, Sangeetha Ilanko Please contact daniel.salaman@brent.gov.uk if you have an enquiry. Disabled parking spaces are available in Brent Civic Centre basement. Chargeable parking is available beneath Brent Civic Centre and at The Yellow and Red car parks in Wembley Park. Nearest tube: Wembley Park. Nearest Overground: Wembley Stadium, Wembley Central.