CSHS Transition Tools and Resources for Healthcare Providers

Information in this section will assist healthcare providers to work with Youth with Special Health Care Needs as they transition to adult services.

Ideally, successful transition services start when the Youth turns 14 years old. Our physician guide for transitioning your adolescent and young adult patients with special health care needs is an easy checklist tool to promote a seamless and comprehensive transition process.

Click here to download your regional physician guide and timeline.

 

Our statewide care coordinator has identified other resources healthcare providers may find useful. The following are links to information on Medical Homes, Transitioning, and aspects related to work, education, independent living, and health care financing.

American Academy of Pediatrics Transition Information and Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Rhode Island Provider Transition Guidance & Checklist

Shriner's Hospital for Children-Transition Checklist