|Easing the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Services for Individuals with Special Health Needs|
A discussion for pediatric rehabilitation providers.
|The IPRC invites all pediatric rehabilitation providers to join us as we host a group discussion on how to ease the transition from pediatric to adult services for individuals with special health needs. Bring questions, ideas, and case studies to discuss. Providers from all settings are welcome to attend.|
|Please come prepared to share. |
Questions, Policies, Guidelines, Experiences, and Resources are welcomed.
Topics to Guide Discussion:
How can we best support adolescents, young adults, and their caregivers through this transition?
What legal issues/considerations?
What ages do you serve? Diagnosis specific exceptions?
What is the best time to start the transition?
Strategies to empower young adults to be involved in their own care/decision-making
How to refer/hand off care to adult providers
Emotional support through the process
Supporting young adults with IDD and Cognitive Impairments
Care through the lifetime – programs designed to maintain continuity of care through this transition?