Transition: Healthcare Resources
Annual Health Visits for Teens: Skills Tips
Conquering CHD has put together a Conquering CHD Transition Checklist to help youth with congenital heart disease manage their own care as they reach adulthood and move from their pediatric doctor to an Adult Congenital Heart Disease doctor.
When you become an adult, your experience at the doctor’s office and the hospital might be different from what
you are used to. This fact sheet explains some of the changes you might notice.
- The DuPage County Transition Planning Committee is a group composed of representatives from the local special education co-ops, school districts, Department of Human Services-Division of Rehabilitation Services office, adult service providers, vocational coordinators, representatives of the business community, parents and clients. The committee meets to network, educate, learn, share and support services for individuals with disabilities
Finding an Adult Healthcare Provider: Skills Tips
The JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) has shared this one-page information sheet that lists available resources for those living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).
Got Transition is dedicated to improving healthcare transition supports for youth moving into the adult healthcare system.
Guardianship & Alternatives: Skills Tips
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, and areas where they may need additional focus. The skills list also addresses medication and treatment management, and managing insurance benefits. Some of these activities may not apply to everyone. (English) (Spanish)
Health care transition means moving from pediatric (child) to adult health care. A good transition takes planning.