Adult Care Transitioning Resources

All of our transition documents are listed below in English and Spanish. Please download and review as many as needed.

Transitioning Facts

Facts About Transitioning: English | Spanish

Adult Healthcare Provider Resources

Do You Have Adult Doctors? English | Spanish

Adult Health Insurance & Benefits Resources

Community Resources

Knowledge, Skills & Responsibility Resources

Spina Bifida Information

Webinars

​Transition 101: Introduction to Planning for Transition for Youth with Special Healthcare Needs

Lurie Children’s Transition Team, in partnership with ParentWise Volunteers, recorded a webinar as an introduction to transition for youth with special health needs/developmental disabilities.

To listen to the webinar, follow the steps below: 

  1. Visit https://luriechildrens.webex.com
  2. Click "View Session Recordings" located near the left-hand corner of the page
  3. Search for "Transition 101: Introduction to Planning for Transition for Youth with Special Health Care Needs-20150630 2257-1"
  4. Select "View" and then follow the steps to complete your registration

Websites

Division of Specialized Care for Children

Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) is the Illinois Title V agency that provides care coordination for families and children with special health care needs. The transition website provides several materials for medical transition including fact sheets, transition checklists, teaching sheets, as well as several other hands on materials. As well, DSCC also has an annual Illinois Statewide Transition Conference, which now has a health care transition component as well.

Illinois Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics

The Illinois Healthcare Transition Project offers trainings and resources for medical practices, youth, families, and school staff. These include a new web-based training for pediatricians, currently in pilot-testing across Illinois, and new resources for family physicians/internists anticipated later in 2012.