To think through if and how a person is benefiting from being a part of the society.
Who can benefit?
Individual and family: by setting actions to get more control over practicalities of life
Professionals: by providing a direction and action plans to improve the person’s situation in their community
When can you use it?
Anytime you want to see what is getting in the way of the young person being a valued member of the community.
How can it help in the SEN system?
If your child is about to leave school this tool will help to plan the future ater the transition.
Citizenship looks at 6 aspects of life:
- self determination
- community life
and it gives people a chance to think what is working and not working in these areas.
This tool is especially useful if your child is about to enter adulthood because it will help you to plan the future.