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DFN Project SEARCH CEO Discusses the Impact of Supported Internships in the Technical Teaching Supplement

DFN Project SEARCH CEO Claire Cookson has featured in the Autumn Edition of the Technical Teaching Supplement.

The article explores how supported internships are enabling young people with special education needs and disabilities to access paid employment that suits their skills and matches the needs of employers.

Claire discusses the growing evidence which shows how a collaborative approach between businesses, local authorities, colleges and schools, and supported employment providers, partnered with a high-aiming, evidenced-based supported internship programme, can really transform the lives of thousands of young people with learning disabilities and autism.

Download the Autumn 2020 Edition and read the full feature from page 11.