Welcome to Wisconsin's Youth Health Transition Initiative!
The Youth Health Transition Initiative provides Wisconsin’s youth, family members, providers, and other community collaborators with information on the movement from the pediatric world to adult health care. Tools, materials, and resources are available to help teens, families, and health care systems in the health care transition process.
La Iniciativa de Transición de Salud Juvenil brinda a los jóvenes, familiares, proveedores y otros colaboradores de la comunidad de Wisconsin información sobre la transición del mundo pediátrico al cuidado de la salud para adultos. Hay herramientas, materiales y recursos disponibles para ayudar a los adolescentes, las familias y los sistemas de atención médica en el proceso de transición de la atención médica.
Download or view our Stay A Step Ahead brochure for an introduction to Healthcare Transition and a list of resources. My Health Pocket Guide is for youth and families to fill out and take to medical appointments.
Descargue o vea nuestro folleto Manténgase un paso por delante para obtener una introducción a la transición de cuidado de salud y una lista de recursos. Mi guía sanitaria de bolsillo es para que las familias la completen y la lleven a sus citas médicas.
Download or view our Transition Infographic here, or use the links below to explore more.
The next Health Transition Learning Community will be Thursday, September 9,
Integrating Healthcare into Youth Transition Processes: What do we know and how can we help?
To register, go to
For more information about the event on Sept 9 and upcoming events, go to the Learning Community page. There you can also watch recordings and see the power points from past Learning Community presentations.
The YHTI and WI Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
invite you to the:
Baylor College of Medicine’s
22nd Annual Chronic Illness & Disability [Virtual] Conference
Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care
Oct 28th and 29th, 8am-4pm
Conference website: https://cpd.education.bcm.edu/chronic2021
For registration information, go to the events page.
Families and youth: explore tools and information about common transition questions. Discover new resources to Stay a Step Ahead in the transition process. Get started with the 5 steps to Healthcare Transition, including the Transition Readiness Assessment for Caregivers and Parents and the Transition Readiness Assessment for Youth, all from Got Transition.
See upcoming trainings and opportunities for families, providers, and community members to learn more about Healthcare Transition.
For condition specific tools, visit the American College of Physicians Pediatric to Adult Care Transition Initiative.
Check your progress on transition here.
Condition Specific Tools
Have questions about a specific condition?
Learning how to make choices and decisions needs to start at a young age. Have questions about guardianship, Supported Decision-Making, or disclosure?
Stay informed: Trainings and Health Transition Updates
Find Your Regional Center Location
Wisconsin has five Regional Centers that support families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the providers who serve them. Regional Center staff can provide information on many issues, including transition. All services are free and private.
Choose a region: