- Being a Healthy Adult: How to Advocate for Your Health and Healthcare
This healthcare transition guide for youth and young adults with developmental disabilities contains checklists, worksheets and suggestions to increase self-management skills.
- Boston Children’s Hospital Transition Toolkit
This toolkit has many checklists, information & forms for helping you to talk with your Dr. about your treatment. Although this is a toolkit that can be used by anyone, it is particularly useful for those with metabolic diseases.
- Children's Medical Services of Florida Youth Transitions
Health care transition is the process of leaving pediatric or child health care services and getting adult health care services. When a child or teen has a special health care need or a disability, they should start learning more about their health care needs and services to prepare for when they are older.
- Finding Adult Health Care
This tip sheet provides lots of things to think about before you choose an adult healthcare provider, like special transportation and insurance needs.
- Living with a Chronic Illness or Disability
- Important Issues to Learn About
The video discusses issues you may need to consider as you take charge of your own healthcare and decisions about adult life.
- Transition Quickguide: Take Charge of Planning and Managing Your Own Health and Career Goals
A QuickGuide with information is for youth and young adults, including those with disabilities and chronic health conditions, from ages 12-30. With support from families, health care providers, workforce professionals, and others, young people can gain self-care and decision-making skills to take charge of planning and managing their own health and career goals.
This checklist provides information and resources about health insurance coverage, self-care, health care transition, decision-making, and career planning and management.
This information is provided by the Division for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs within the Department of Public Health.