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mdhhs pediatric telemedicine transition familyTransition to Adult Care

Parents and caregivers play a role in helping youth get ready for health care as an adult. By learning, planning, and tracking, youth can take charge of their own health and transition more easily to adult health care providers.

For Youth

Learn why it's important to talk to your doctor about transition
Plan when to start transitioning and how to do it
Keep Track of important  health information
Transition to an adult doctor
For Parents and Caregivers

Help your child transition to an adult provider more easily by encouraging him or her to...

  • Spend some of his or her appointment time with the doctor without their parent

  • Be responsible for making his or her own appointments

  • Make and keep a list of his or her medications, dosage, and times to take them

  • Be responsible for taking medications according to the instructions

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