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Transition: Healthcare Resources

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  • Annual Health Visits for Teens: Skills Tips

    (English) (Spanish)

  • Difference in Care

    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.

  • DuPage County Transition Planning Committee

    The DuPage County Transition Planning Committee puts together a guide to help students and their families with the process of transitioning from the public school system to adult services by providing information about resources in DuPage County that are available after high school.

  • Finding an Adult Healthcare Provider: Skills Tips

    This tip sheet provides helpful information for making the transition to adult healthcare providers. (English) (Spanish)

  • Free Resources for People and Families with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

    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

    Got Transition is dedicated to improving healthcare transition supports for youth moving into the adult healthcare system.

  • Guardianship & Alternatives: Skills Tips

    (English)

  • Guide to Adult Benefits, Services & Resources

    This booklet includes information and resources that can be useful in planning for government benefits and health insurance. (English) (Spanish)

  • 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

    Health care transition means moving from pediatric (child) to adult health care. A good transition takes planning.