Transition Resources ages 12-14
These resources align with the Transition Checklist used in CCSHCN clinics to help parents and patients find appropriate resources and move toward independence.
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||Ages 12-14: Health
Youth ages 12 -14 can you:
Do you understand your diagnosis and can you explain it?
Do you know the “danger signs” of your condition and when to seek medical help?
Can your tell the doctor how you are doing and answer questions?
Can you take your medicine with or without supervision?
Do you know the name of your medication(s) and the possible side effects?
Without parental prompting, do you have good hygiene? Are you well groomed with clean hair, bathe regularly, brush/floss daily, wear clean clothes?
Do you have questions regarding sexuality?
For Girls Only – Do you have questions about your menstrual period?
Do you how to take care of your medical equipment, such as hearing aids, wheelchair, leg braces, walker, breathing equipment, etc.?
||Ages 12-14: Independent Living