Priority 10 from the Learning Difficulties Scotland PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which strategies are effective in helping children and young people with learning difficulties live independent lives, including during times of transitions? (JLA PSP Priority 10)
Overall ranking 10
JLA question ID 0070/10
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

D. Hedley, M. Uljarevic, L. Cameron, S. Halder, A. Richdale, C. Dissanayake. (2016). Employment programmes and interventions targeting adults with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review of the literature. Autism. 21(8): 929-941. DOI: 10.1177/136236

J. J. Ellenkamp, E. P. Brouwers, P. J. Embregts, M. C. Joosen, J. van Weeghel. (2015). Work Environment-Related Factors in Obtaining and Maintaining Work in a Competitive Employment Setting for Employees with Intellectual Disabilities: A Systematic Review

J. D. Westbrook, C. J. Fong, C. Nye, A. Williams, O. Wendt, T.Cortopassi .( 2015). Transition Services for Youth With Autism: A Systematic Review. Research on Social Work Practice. 25(1): 10-20. DOI: 10.1177/1049731514524836

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What happens to people when their parents die? ~ Could there be a predictor of adulthood independence for a child with learning disabilities - my worry is rarely the "here and now" but what will happen when I have gone? ~ Are you able to improve your dyslexia as you get older?
Submitted by Professionals x 4  ~  parents/carers x 5  ~  Adults who experienced learning difficulties as a child x 1  ~  child/young person x 0
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0070
PSP name Learning Difficulties (Scotland)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 40  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018