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Patient and family resources
Patient and family resources

Information Sheets

In this section, you will find a number of handouts to help youth, parents (and health-care providers) learn more about, and when to, access resources that will support transition to adult life.

For many patients with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities, a major aspect of transition planning is learning about and connecting to the appropriate supports for adults. While your health-care providers are working to support your “medical” transitions, these handouts describe a number of other transitions that will happen in your life, according to the following categories.

Download a full PDF version or download the handouts individually by section by clicking on the titles below:

Academic Supports for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

Employment Programs for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

If you have a disability of some type you may be eligible for certain types of government services or funding. The handouts below describe programs for people with disabilities.  You will need to learn about the eligibility criteria to determine if you can access these supports.

Finances and Financial Planning for Child and Adolescents with Disabilities

Supports for Adults with Developmental Disabilities:

Supports for Adults with Physical Disabilities

To download all of the above resources, click here.