Health Care Transition Tools and Resources for Families and Caregivers of Youth with Developmental Disabilities

Tool Objective

This tool provides information and resources to assist families and caregivers supporting youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are transitioning from the pediatric to the adult health care system. This resource highlights key timelines, a readiness checklist, and skills and resources. Clinicians can also use this resource to anticipate needed services, accommodations and supports.

Developed by

The Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Initiative (2014), Surrey Place, Toronto