Transition to Adulthood

About Transition

Transition is the term used to describe the process experienced by adolescents with special healthcare needs and disabilities as they become adults. Transition encompasses ALL facets of adult life, including healthcare, education, employment, socialization and recreation. The goal of transition is for adolescents to move toward independence.

Some important points about transition

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Transition to Adulthood With a Chronic Illness

A video series helpful to all patients considering transition to adult healthcare

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