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Virtual SAILS Program – Supporting Adolescents With Independent Life Skills


Wednesday, August 4, 2021    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Type


A series of educational sessions on a variety of topics related to the transition to adult care

The Transition to Adult Care Team at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is hosting a virtual summer SAILS (Supporting Adolescents With Independent Life Skills) program.

The program includes a series of educational sessions on a variety of Transition to Adult Care topics, including:

  • Practicing healthcare skills
  • Understanding your benefits as an adult
  • Letting go session for parents

The SAILS sessions will be virtual using Microsoft Teams. A call-in option is also available.

The sessions take place on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 8.

The Aug. 4 session will focus on working while receiving social security benefits with presenter Erick Lopez, City of Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.

Meeting log-in information and a full schedule of upcoming SAILS sessions are posted on the Lurie website. 

Feel free to attend as many sessions as you would like.

For more information, call Angela Berger at (312) 227-5356 or email