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Webinar: Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Free

Parent to Parent of NYS presents the webinar: Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition presented by Lin Perry, Project Director for Family to Family Healthcare Information Center. As our youth with ID/DD or special healthcare needs transition from pediatric to adult healthcare systems, self-advocates and parents alike need to understand the importance of transitioning their healthcare effectively. While many people engage in transition planning for their education to adult systems, sadly healthcare, isn’t often included in those plans. And yet, good health is the most fundamental and foundational aspect of any person’s success.

In this webinar participants will learn what research says, what issues to consider, the importance of transitioning healthcare and some effective means to begin a plan to transition for the caregiver/parent or for the child. The focus is on being a good parent partner with health professionals, and using some tools to begin the conversations and plan for and insure success.

Contact Maryalice Fegeley, email mfegeley@ptopnys.org with any questions.

Click here to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5217830700770560014

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://parenttoparentnys.org/news/statewide-events/

Organizer

Parent to Parent of New York State
Website:
http://parenttoparentnys.org/site/