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New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Trainee Program (NH-ME LEND)
Research suggests that less than half of young adults with special health care needs are prepared for the transition to an adult primary care provider at the age-appropriate time (McManus et al., 2013). Prior research also indicates that having a “usual source of care” and routinized medical services creates a higher likelihood of adult patients receiving preventative and screening health services (Blewett et al., 2008).
University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
2017 University of Maine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity
health care transition action plan
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Sigaud, C. (2017, April). Primary care transition planning for young adults with special needs in Maine: A preliminary survey of pediatric providers (PDF). Poster presented at the 2017 University of Maine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity. Bangor, ME.