So it has got to that point where you have had your education and finished at your school and it is time to move out and begin your own life, living independently. For some young adults with a disability this idea may seem very daunting and for some it may not even be an option. However, everyone has the right to give living independently a try. Around 1 in 5 adults in the UK are disabled and more than 1 million of them actually live alone!
With the right support and facilities there is no reason as to why a young adult with a physical or learning disability can’t live independently, it is very achievable. Just because you are no longer living under the roof of a parent or carer doesn’t mean you stop getting or are no longer entitled to support from social services.
There are a few…
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