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  • For the best results, post-school planning should start early and be directed by your child’s goals and aspirations. Options include further study, work and volunteering.
  • Students can access a variety of workplace learning activities while they are still at school to help develop experience and a realistic understanding of the world of work.
  • You can help make sure your child’s workplace experiences are positive by talking to them about their expectations of work, and how they can best work in a new environment.
  • There are a number of government programs that can help with the move from school to the workforce.
  • The disability service system changes when your child turns 16 so it is a good idea to start speaking with Centrelink when your child turns 15. 

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015