This book provides professionals from both health care and educational backgrounds with comprehensive information about the health-care related aspects of transition planning for adolescents with special health care needs and/or disabilities
The book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on what is currently considered best practice in health care transition planning, including legal and ethical issues, health insurance options, long-term care, and accommodations in educational and work settings. The second part provides practical information about assessing, developing, and determining outcomes for health care transitions. The third part concentrates on coordination between health care and non-health care professionals in the areas of education, rehabilitation, and employment services.