Information & Tools
Stay A Step Ahead Brochure
A brochure summarizing the steps in healthcare transition. Available in English and Spanish. To request print copies, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Build your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care – parent workbook
This workbook will help parents & caregivers start thinking about their child’s movement from child-centered to adult health care. It is designed to support the “Building Your Bridge” and “Dreaming Differently” Training Activities. Accessible Version: …
A Multifaceted Process: Transitioning a Child who is Medically Complex into Adulthood
An article by Jill Wall describing her experience supporting her daughter’s transition to adulthood. Jill Wall is a Certified Registered Nurse of Infusion (CRNI), working at Pediatric Home Service as Infusion Educator, and is licensed …
Courageous Parent Network: Planning Transition from Pediatric to Adult Providers for the Fully Dependent Child
As a child with significant health challenges matures into adulthood, there are many considerations that require advance planning. This Guide focuses on the process of providing for a child with significant health care needs, who …
Living Well Project: Healthy, Safe, and Connected Resource Toolkit
Knowing how to stay healthy is important to live a long and healthy life. This resource will give youth ideas and resources on how to live a healthy life. It includes information about exercise, eating …
My Health Pocket Guide
This pocket guide can be used to keep track of health care information. It is available in both English and Spanish. There is also an accessible version online.
Introduction to Youth Health Transition video
This recording provides an overview of the healthcare transition process. It should be viewed before participating in the Build Your Bridge or Dreaming Differently trainings.
Build Your Bridge – Moving from Child to Adult Health Care
This is a free presentation and conversation to help guide families through the transition from child-centered to adult health care systems. Youth and families are often overwhelmed and under-prepared for the transition to adult health care. …
Dreaming Differently: Planning the Transition to Adult Healthcare
This is a free presentation and conversation to help guide families whose child has a significant intellectual and/or developmental disability or medical complexity. Family members will spend 90 minutes learning about the unique experience of …
Eight Important Tools for a successful transition to adult healthcare
The Youth Health Transition Initiative has identified 8 tools for families and youth. Careful planning using these tools will help transition go more smoothly and cause less stress for families.
Supported Decision-Making and Alternatives to Guardianship
Learn more about the options available for supporting healthcare decisions for adults with disabilities or special healthcare needs.
Healthcare Transition Stories
Hear the experiences of young adults and their families as they transitioned to adult healthcare.
Got Transition Website
Got Transition® is the federally funded national resource center on health care transition (HCT). Its aim is to improve the transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of evidence-driven strategies for clinicians and other health care professionals; public health programs; payers and plans; youth and young adults; and parents and caregivers.
Regional Centers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Wisconsin has five Regional Centers devoted to supporting families with children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the providers who serve them. Each center has specialists. They offer free and private services and can help you: connect to community resources; find services; and get answers.
Resources from the Wisconsin Integrated Transition Planning Project
Resources developed and gathered by our sister project, the Wisconsin Integrated Transition Planning Project.