Sometimes a local college cannot offer you the support you need. If that happens you might be able to apply to a specialist college.
What would I do in a specialist college?
At a specialist college you might:
Stay at the college in the week or during term time
Learn new skills
Learn to look after yourself
Get to know how to use public transport like buses, trains and taxis
How much time will I spend in a specialist college?
You could be a day student and go to college for 4 – 5 days a week
You could live at the college
Most courses last for 2 years
How do I find out more about a specialist college?
Talk to your parents or carers
Talk to your Career Adviser. They can tell you about these colleges and who can help you
Talk to your Social Worker