Health Care-Wisconsin Resources

New Resources

Health Transition Wisconsin

Transition to Adulthood: A Health Care Guide for Youth and Families
Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Transition to Adulthood for Youth with ID/DD: A review of research, policy and next steps
Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Health Care

National Center for Medical Home Implementation – This resource is for health professionals, families and anyone interested in creating a medical home for all children and youth.

Toolkit for Primary Care Physician of adults with ID/DD

Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative for Primary Care Physician of adults with ID/DD Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant (TIG)

Questions you may have:

1. What is Developmental Surveillance and Screening?

Developmental Surveillance and Screening in the Medical Home – Dr. Mala Mathur, a Madison area Pediatrician presents on surveillance and screening.

2. What is a diagnostic assessment?

Screening and Diagnosis – Information from the CDC on Screening and Diagnosis.

3. Who should I call in Wisconsin to find a doctor who does screening or diagnosis?

Wisconsin First Step or your Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs.

4. What are some therapies I may want to consider?

Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a good overview on some therapy options.

5. What happens when my child outgrows his pediatrician?

When a child is moving from childhood to adulthood, we call this Transition. There are many resources surrounding this major topic. Here are two main starting points for you:

Health Transition Wisconsin

Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant (TIG)

Got Transition