Working with Disability

For Young People

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Coming to my AFK: what to expect

Going somewhere new for the first time can be exciting, but it can also feel a little scary. We hope this page helps prepare you for what to expect at my AFK.

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Work experience at my AFK

If you are aged 14+ and have a learning disability, my AFK can help you learn the skills you need to find a job.

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About our Life & Work Programme

Our Life and Work Programme is for disabled young people aged 19+ who want to live more independently and move into paid employment.

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For Schools & Colleges

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About our Education Programme

Our Education and Training Programme is for school and college students aged 14+ who need extra support.

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AFK College

my AFK wants to open a new school – AFK College. All we need is the agreement of local authorities and the Government!

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For Employers

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Employing people with learning disabilities

Employment is important to everyone. It gives us economic independence, as well as opportunities to socialise with others, feel valued, grow and contribute as part of society.

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On The Up

Get involved and join other businesses in N8 supporting our mission for a more inclusive community in Hornsey, Crouch End and Turnpike Lane.

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Corporate Partnerships

We are very lucky to work with many dedicated companies and organisations who share our passion for helping disabled young people live the life they want to.

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Resources

Resources for Young People

Useful information and resources for young people with autism or disabilities and their families.

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Resources for Schools & Colleges

Useful information and resources for schools and colleges with low achievers or learners with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

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Resources for Employers

Useful information and resources for employers who have disabled employees or want to improve their recruitment and working practices to be more inclusive.

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