Julie Pointer is a qualified social worker and current programme lead at the National Development Team for Inclusion who has worked to improve opportunities for people with SEND for many years. She advocates for inclusion at every level by ensuring that young people with disabilities have the same opportunities as their non-disabled peers.
As programme lead for children and young people at NDTI, she runs the Internships Work programme to get more young people with additional needs into supported internships and ultimately into the world of work.
For those of you that are interested in learning more about supported internships, find the NDTi's resources here:
WANT TO FIND OUT MORE ARE SUPPORTED INTERNSHIPS? WATCH JULIE'S 2023 TES SEND SHOW TALK HERE