What are the biggest challenges for disabled young people in Scotland?

In Scotland, transitioning from childhood to adulthood can be one of the biggest challenges for young people who are disabled or who have an impairment.  This transition can be made harder by the fact that, often, networks and supports can be more difficult to access in adult services.  Leaving school, and all of the formal … Continued

How ILF Scotland grants for young disabled adults can increase independence

ILF Scotland set up the Transition Fund to provide grants for young disabled adults who want to enhance their independence, get involved in the community and try something new. There are many challenges faced by disabled young people as they transition from childhood to adulthood. These challenges include a sudden loss of access to child … Continued

How we can enrich the lives of young disabled people

Growing up for any young person comes with its challenges, with new responsibilities and changes leaving many feeling vulnerable, isolated and lost. The transition from childhood to adulthood can be particularly challenging for young disabled people. At a time when new opportunities should be presenting themselves, we have found that a lot of doors can … Continued

Guest Blog: ‘What I would use the Transition Fund for’

Hi there, I’m Ryan Cuzen, Scottish born and bred from the City of Glasgow. I’m also on the autistic spectrum. I’m currently on a course at City of Glasgow College. To help me I get assistance in class from the learning support department who are highly efficient, which, I’m grateful for so thanks to Stephen … Continued