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Transition information and resources for healthcare providers

Information in this section will assist healthcare providers to work with Youth with Special Health Care Needs as they transition to adult services.

Ideally, successful transition services start when the Youth turns 14 years old. Our physician guide for transitioning your adolescent and young adult patients with special health care needs is an easy checklist tool to promote a seamless while comprehensive transition process.

Click here to download your regional physician guide and timeline.

In addition to these guides, our statewide care coordinator supervisor has identified other helpful informational resources healthcare providers may find useful.

The following are links to useful information on the Medical Home, Transition, and the aspects related to work, education, independent living, and health care financing.

The following are a few examples of other pragmatic healthcare transition guides.