These tools will help you to smoothly navigate the transition to adulthood.
We want to help you and your child or teen prepare for adulthood and the changes that will bring in coordinating health care and other areas of your life.
You can use the search field in the upper right corner to narrow your view. For example, you can search for milestones, work, a specific topic, or by condition.
Health Care Milestones Skills List
The Health Care Milestones Skills List provides a checklist for youth to identify health care skills and abilities they have met as well as those areas where they may need additional focus. Also addresses medication and treatment management as well as managing insurance benefits. Some of these activities may not apply to everyone. (English) (Spanish)
This document provides an extensive listing of web sites and web resources to assist youth and their families in finding mental health resources.
Got Transition is dedicated to improving health care transition supports for youth moving into the adult health care system.
Community Living (Narvick House)
Provides support and guidance cooking, budgeting, banking, shopping, other daily living activities, and community integration. The goal of this program is to obtain independent living skills.
Residential and training center for for people 18 and older with developmental disabilities, physical, health, and behavioral challenges.
Advances independence and promotes inclusive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities through technology.
Illinois Transition Consortium
Helps students successfully transition from school to employment by providing contacts, education, and supports.
Offers a sheltered workshop environment where people work with supervision in a supportive setting.
Provides youth employment security through representation, training programs, and apprenticeship programs for students age 16-21.