Hereward College for Young People with Disabilities

If you are a parent with a child that has special needs or work with young people with disabilities you may find it difficult to find suitable further education that is able to cater to the individual needs of disabled people.  Due to the shortage in suitable provisions locally letting a young person gain further qualifications and education in a specialised residential college can sometimes be a really good option.

At Hereward College they have an excellent campus complete with all the facilities required to help disabled people reach their full potential, and with a wide range of courses on offer they make sure that every student has the opportunity to study at a level that is completely suited to their level of ability.

With a focus on helping every student make sure that they are fully prepared to begin their next stage of life with confidence and the skills they require each learner is provided with a bespoke study plan that it designed to take any special additional requirements into account.

Facilities onsite include assessment centre, various therapies, a well-equipped learning resource centre, sports equipment and a comfortable cafe, all areas have had adaptations included to make them accessible to all students regardless of their mobility needs, so every effort has been taken to make sure that all students get to make the most of all the opportunities available at Hereward Collage.

There is the choice to attend as a residential or day student at Hereward Collage so learners can decide if they are ready to try staying away from home if they wish.  With all bedrooms including Wi-Fi and a fully accessible en-suite bathroom it is the ideal way for any young person with special needs to start gaining more personal independence, and with plenty of well trained staff on hand if there is ever an issue you can have the added reassurance that they will have any help that they need.  With courses including units to improve independence, personal care and preparation for entering the world of work at Hereward they aim to provide every learner with skills that will really benefit them later on in life.

At Hereward College they have an excellent range of well trained staff to ensure that all students receive the correct care and supervision during their time.  Speech Therapists, physiotherapists and other support staff work alongside the teaching staff to make sure that all students are able to make improvements in all areas of their lives as well as receiving more formal education as well.  With a choice of pathway plans to take every student will have the opportunity to enrol on a course that reflects their abilities and that is designed to help them to learn new things that are achievable and well suited to their needs.  With a strong belief in student participation all learners are given the opportunity to voice their views and opinions about college life and are encouraged to engage in the wide range of social events and peer support projects that are on offer.

If you are looking for a place offering young people with disabilities day care provision or you are interested in residential services why not take a look at Hereward College’s prospectus?  With all the equipment and staff required to give young people with specials need a real opportunity to gain independence and further their education, with the special range of additional courses on offer as well they will also gain all the skills they need to successful transition into adulthood.

If you would like further information about the specialist services available at Hereward College for young people with disabilities, please visit the Hereward College website today.