Strategies to support medical self-management skills in youth

Tips for parents and caregivers of youth and young adults with special health needs.

The tip sheets below are the parent component to the youth and young adult tip sheets. Each tip sheet offers suggestions and strategies for you to increase your child’s understanding of their complex medical needs and to increase their self-management skills over time. The age ranges given for each tip sheet serve only as guidelines and may vary dependent on your child’s cognitive abilities.

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