Month: April 2015

‘University Challenge’ – Week 4

‘University Challenge’ – Week 4 This week I have been spending a fair few hours preparing a document to send to Social Services about what my current care needs are. Although, it is about my current needs before I go to University it may be wise to tell Social Services what my needs are as they Read More …

‘University Challenge’ – Week 3

‘University Challenge’ – Week 3 I was slightly anxious in the build up to my Needs Assessment on Tuesday, but now this seems rather silly looking back on what happened. Everything ran smoothly, and it was more an informal chat about the support I would need at University next year. A main piece of advice about Read More …

Moving Forward

By Benjamin James Sometimes you have to be honest with people before they can offer you support. It is not until you open yourself up to others and be completely honest about how things are that others can help. This is not an easy thing to do, but it enables you to move forward in Read More …

‘University Challenge’ – Week 2

‘University Challenge’ – Week 2 The focus of this week’s blog about the process I am going through applying to university is to highlight the best ways of seeking advice and why it is important to be firm when making sure your provisions are met. It is vital to remember that if you want to go Read More …

Keep on keeping on

By Benjamin James Having support in life is important, it helps you to keep on going. It was great to see the support of everyone on Friday who took part in the sponsored walk/run and see our sixth form come together for a worthy cause. It was quite overwhelming to see everyone come together for Read More …

‘University Challenge’ – with Sam Waddington

‘University Challenge’ – with Sam Waddington From today I have decided to write some short weekly blogs about the process I am going through, applying to university, as a young disabled man with specific needs. This process began late last year where I went to Winchester University open day to see what courses they were offering. Read More …