'READYorNot' Moving Ahead with Transition of Care from Adolescence to Adulthood

 
 

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Alicia Via-Dufresne Ley
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Youth with brain-based developmental disabilities require seamless transition from the pediatric to adult health care systems. This transition can be disruptive for youth and their families and have a negative impact on a patient’s health. In the majority of pediatric centres, there are no dedicated resources for transition of care. With the ‘READYorNot’ (READiness in Youth fOR traNsition Out of pediaTric Care) project, we are developing and evaluating e-health aids to help patients and families take charge of this transition. 

Research theme:
BRIGHT Futures: Projects that will redesign health care services to be more responsive to family needs

Age range: 
16–18 years

Principal Investigators: 
Dr. Ariane Marelli, McGill University Health Centre
Dr. Jan Willem Gorter, McMaster University
Dr. Khush Amaria, SickKids


 

LEARN WHY OUR WORK MATTERS IN CANADA

Watch CTV W5 to meet Dr. Gorter and learn why our work trying to address the gap in transition from paediatric to adult care for children with disabilities in so important in Canada.

 
 

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