Improving transitions to adulthood [Podcast] EP39

Congreve, Emma and Watts, Robert and Richardson-Read, Scott, Scottish Transitions Forum , ed. (2021) Improving transitions to adulthood [Podcast] EP39. Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow.

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For young people with a learning disability or other additional support needs, transitioning from the education system to adulthood is a crucial stage of life. But the support they receive often falls short of enabling them to meet their aspirations. In this podcast, we ask Scott Richardson-Read, of ARC Scotland, and 5 young people who have recently gone through the transitions process, how the system could be improved in Scotland. Timestamps: (00:50) What is ARC Scotland and what are “transitions to adulthood”? (04:04) Why is transition planning so important? (05:36) What does good transition planning look like? (10:52) Kieran, Laura, Claire, Rameez and Ryan talk about their experiences of transitioning to adulthood. (20:25) Kieran and Laura tell us about their work with ARC Scotland. (22:00) If you could put forward one change to improve transitions, what would it be?