Helping the young adult in your family

As a young person transitions from education contexts to independence and adulthood they will benefit from different support which build on their skills to promote communication and build self esteem. The expectation is that they can builds on their existing communication skills and adapt and develop them for different audiences and purposes. Supporting their development of language and communication skills through daily learning experiences and interactions will help them achieve.

Take a look and click on the questions below to find out where to go for more information on sharing resources and advice with families to develop communication and language with young adults; creating an environment that supports communication; learning and development opportunities; knowing where to access advice if you are concerned; and ideas for resources, activities and simple, effective strategies for you to use.