Welcome to Principles into Practice

- creating positive futures

Becoming an adult is a process that’s different for everyone. It involves big changes and it takes time. 

Principles into Practice is exploring ways to improve transitions to young adult life for all young people with additional support needs in Scotland.

Whether you’re a young person making that transition yourself, a family member or friend, or a professional providing support, Principles into Practice is about changing things for the better.

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Young people

Working out how you want life to be and what's important to you as you become an adult

Trial programme

Improving experiences of transitions to adult life for young people with additional support needs and their families


Parents and carers

How Principles into Practice can work for your family to improve transitions for your young person



Offering a wealth of knowledge and information on all aspects of the transition to adulthood

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Changing lives
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