Moving to adult health services for young people with intellectual disability

Published: May 2020. Next review:  2027.

This information is for families and carers and includes common issues to address before and during transition from paediatric to adult healthcare.

Understand the basics

Understanding basic information about transitioning to adult healthcare services will help you and your young person throughout the process.

Find support

Knowing you are not alone and where to find support during the transition process is vital.

Medical considerations

Understanding the various medical considerations that will impact your young person will help their transition.

Life considerations

Becoming familiar with the things you and your young person will need to consider as they become an adult is important.

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