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  • Over a quarter of respondents ‘strongly agree’ that they ‘need help to meet people and make friends (26%)
  • The statements with the highest levels of over overall agreement are ‘I have friends who I see often’ (66%) and ‘I am getting the help I need to learn’ (67%)
  • The statement with the highest level of general disagreement is ‘I am learning the skills I need for work’ (28%)
  • Over three-quarters of respondents say they can ‘tell the time’ independently (78%)
  • Approximately half of respondents report they can ‘look after your own money’ (52%) and ‘travel around the city on your own’ (48%)
  • The least reported activity is being able to ‘cook a meal’ on their own, with just over a third of respondents stating they can do so (38%)

Agreement with the statement: 'I am learning the skills I need for work'

Base: Top to bottom (240, 245, 244, 244)

This chart shows the level of agreement with a number of statements
With the statement ‘I need help to meet people and make friends’, 26% of respondents strongly agree, 35% agree, 13% neither agree nor disagree, 20% disagree and 7% strongly disagree
With the statement ‘I have friends who I see often’, 21% of respondents strongly agree, 45% agree, 13% neither agree nor disagree, 16% disagree and 4% strongly disagree
With the statement ‘I am getting the help I need to learn’, 20% of respondents strongly agree, 47% agree, 19% neither agree nor disagree, 7% disagree and 6% strongly disagree
With the statement ‘I am learning the skills I need for work’, 14% of respondents strongly agree, 36% agree, 22% neither agree nor disagree, 20% disagree and 8% strongly disagree

Can you....

Base: Total sample (199)

This chart shows that when asked whether respondents can do certain activities
78% of respondents say they can tell the time
52% of respondents say they can look after their own money
48% of respondents say they can travel around the city on their own
38% of respondents say they can cook a meal on their own
41% of respondents gave no answer