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Transition Aged Youth Webinar Series

Making Health Care Transition Work for Youth with Autism: Youth and Parent Perspectives and National Resources

On December 13, 2019, the National Institute of Mental Health is sponsoring a webinar about transitioning from pediatric to adult health care for youth with autism. This webinar will feature a parent and daughter discussing their experiences and perspectives about making the health care transition.
meeting announcement Meeting Information
Topic Topic Description
Date: Friday, December 13, 2019              
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST
Topics: The Webinar's topics will include:
  • What information and help from your health care provider would be most useful,
  • Concerns about making the shift to adult care, and
  • Suggestions for health care providers of pediatric and adult patients to make the transition a better process for youth and young adults with autism and their caregivers.
This webinar will also provide new and useful resources available at Got Transition, the national resource center on health care transition supported by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration.
Registration: Registration is not necessary. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Webinar Series: Transition Aged Youth on the Autism Spectrum

meeting webcast Recorded Webinar

meeting slides Slides

meeting speakers Speakers

Allysa and Lauren Ware

Family Voices

Sarah McLellan

Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS

Peggy McManus

Got Transition/The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health

meeting webcast Related Webinars

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 3:00―4:00 PM EST
The National Center for Mobility Management and the Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, provided a free webinar on transportation and mobility services for youth with autism transitioning out of high school.
Monday, March 23, 2020, 3:00―4:00 PM EST
The webinar provided information about supports and resources to improve access to competitive, integrated employment for youth and young adults on the autism spectrum and enhance their career pathways.
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