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Supporting the Transition for Children with Special Needs from Adolescence to Adulthood

(Education/Training/Seminars)

December 17
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Harborview Office Tower Suite 802
http://scahec.net/schools
2012-12-12
Jessica Huggins 843-792-4981 hugginjr@musc.edu

"Supporting the Transition for Children with Special Needs from Adolescence to Adulthood" 8:00 - 9:00am
December 17
Desmond Kelly, MD

This SCHOOLS presentation is brought to you through a partnership with LEND to provide knowledge of the transformation from teen to adult for children with special needs. At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

- Identify the large number of adolescents with special health care needs who will need support in transitioning to young adulthood
- Describe the domains within which transitions must occur
- Develop a plan to assist an adolescent and his parents in successfully transitioning within the health care system
- Advise parents and caregivers regarding financial and guardianship issues for adolescents who might be unable to make independent decisions regarding their personal welfare

Register today at: http://scahec.net/schoolsregistration

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