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Introducing the TexasYouth2Adult Transition Tool

Texas Youth2Adult is an online tool to help families who have children with special health care needs or other disabilities successfully move from childhood to adulthood. With this tool, families can create personalized accounts and find medical, educational, social, financial, and employment resources and much more. This tool was created by Easter Seals of Greater Houston.

Link to Texas Youth2Adult: https://www.texasyouth2adult.com/  

Neighborhood Navigator

The American Academy of Family Physicians developed this tool to help address social determinants of health by linking users to thousands of local services that can assist with needs.

Link to Neighborhood Navigator: https://navigator.aafp.org/

2017 Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Outreach Survey Report

The 2017 CYSHCN Outreach Survey Report has been released. The report contains data about CYSHCN and their families with regard to medical home, transition to adulthood, and community inclusion. See the links below for English and Spanish versions of the survey report.

2017 Survey Report – English

2017 Survey Report – Spanish 

New Got Transition Preventive Care and Transition Toolkit Available

Got Transition, in collaboration with University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center, has released "Incorporating Health Care Transition Services into Preventive Care for Adolescents and Young Adults: A Toolkit for Clinicians." This toolkit provides suggested questions and anticipatory guidance for clinicians to introduce health care transition during preventive visits with adolescents and young adults. The toolkit is available in both English and Spanish.

External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.  For more information about Children with Special Health Care Needs, Title V Maternal and Child Health, or information regarding maternal and child health in Texas, please email TitleV@dshs.texas.gov or call (512) 776-7373. 


External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.  For more information about Children with Special Health Care Needs, Title V Maternal and Child Health, or information regarding maternal and child health in Texas, please email TitleV@dshs.texas.gov or call (512) 776-7373.

Last updated November 19, 2018