Find Adult Healthcare Providers

One of the hardest parts of transitioning may be finding the right doctors to care for you as an adult. Below are a few tips to make your search as easy as possible.

  • Start early − a year or two before your 18th birthday
  • Be sure to ask your current doctors about their transition policy
  • Talk to friends and others who have a similar condition or situation, including disease-specific organizations
  • Contact your current insurance provider for suggestions
  • Download and review our “Do You Have Adult Doctors?” worksheet

Prepare for Your First Visit

Typical things to do before a first appointment include: