Resources for Families
Resources for Youths and Families for ICAAP’s Transitioning Youth to Adult Care Course
Below are a number of resources and tools to help youth and families in the transition from pediatric to adult health care. The project-developed tools were created by pediatricians in practice, transition experts, youth, and parents and the remaining resources are nationally validated tools and resources from partner organizations.
The development of these resources is supported by a state implementation grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
The resources below were developed by ICAAP and Specialized Care for Children at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Health and the Transition to Adulthood: Building the Foundation for Success
The Integrated Services Committee of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and UIC Specialized Care for Children presented a webinar for parents and families on incorporating health goals into IEPs and transition plans. The recording of this webinar is available here and the slides are available here. The resources and tools discussed in the webinar are available in the table below.
Cerebral Palsy Guide provides a trustworthy, caring resource for families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy. For more information, please visit the Cerebral Palsy Guide website.
For more information, please contact:
Manager, Immunizations and Medical Home Initiatives
Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
1400 W Hubbard, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: 312/733-1026 x207
|Resources and Tools for Families|
|TransitionAdulthoodTeen.pdf||571 KB||Transition to Adulthood Handout for Teens|
|HealthCareTransition.pdf||457KB||Health Care Transition Handout|
|ChecklistTeens.pdf||284 KB||Transition Checklist for Teens|
|ChecklistCaregiver.pdf||242 KB||Transition Checklist for Parents/Caregivers|
|HowWellKnowHCNeeds.pdf||239 KB||How Well Do You Know Your Health Care Needs?|
|TransitionAdulthoodParent.pdf||884 KB||Transition to Adulthood Handout for Parents and Caregivers|
|DifferencesInCare.pdf||559 KB||Differences In Care|
|TransitionTimeline.pdf||1,366 KB||Transition Timeline|
|TransitionIssuesSpecialNeeds.pdf||915 KB||Transition Issues for Adolescents with Special Needs Brochure|
|GuideToAdultBenefitsReadOrder.pdf||1,270 KB||Guide to Adult Benefits, Services, and Resources|
|GuideToAdultBenefitsPrintOrder.pdf||1,209 KB||Guide to Adult Benefits, Services, and Resources (for print orders)|
|Guardianship.pdf||761 KB||Guardianship and Alternatives|
|DoYouUnderstandInsurance.pdf||347 KB||Do You Understand Insurance?|
|FillingPrescription.pdf||456 KB||Filling a Prescription|
|MedicalEmergency.pdf||431 KB||What To Do In A Medical Emergency|
|TakeMedsAsDirected.pdf||337 KB||Take Medications As Directed|
|WorkingWithDoctor.pdf||477 KB||Working With Your Doctor|
|FindingAdultProviders.pdf||443 KB||Finding Adult Providers|
|PortableMedicalSummary.pdf||137 KB||Portable Medical Summary|