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This is Health Care Transition
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Growing up and becoming an adult is difficult for all youth, but can be especially challenging for young people with special health care needs. This video was developed to help youth and young adults with chronic health conditions and their families be better prepared for adulthood, especially the move from pediatric to adult-oriented health care. It was developed through a contract from Children's Medical Services to the University of Florida.

Run time: 29 minutes (2007)

Talking With Your Doctor
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This video teaches teens how communicate effectively with health care providers so that they answer teens' questions and give the information and supports teens need to be more in charge of their own health. Teens will also learn how prepare and give health care providers the information they need to give teens the best possible medical care.

Run time: 18 minutes

One Heart, Many Voices
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This video describes the mission and vision of Family Voices, a national grassroots network of families and friends speaking on behalf of children with special health care needs.

Run time: 7 minutes (2002)

Health Care Transition: Jim’s Story
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Transition is never easy, however this process is usually more difficult for young adults with special health care needs who have been receiving care from specialized pediatric treatment settings and providers. This video looks at how Jim and his family prepared for health care transition and their current efforts to complete the process.

Run time: 10 minutes (2001)

Transition to Adulthood With a Chronic Illness
Watch this transition video series for helpful tips from patients, doctors and nurse practitioners on how to make the transition to adulthood with a chronic illness as smooth as possible. It was developed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Penn Transition Program.

Run time: 14 minutes (seven 2:00 clips)

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