Resources & Links

Resources

Transition Resources

An extensive list of resources available within Alberta and other provinces.

Readiness Checklist Tools

Quick checklists for parents and youth to see what still needs to be done to get ready.

Family Health Journal

A binder for youth to record their health journey and important information.

Stories of Youth in Medical Transition

Eight personal stories about the transition from pediatric to adult medical care. A DVD is also available at the Family & Community Resource Centre, Alberta Children's Hospital, 2nd floor.

Successful Transitions Coordinator

A consultative service for youth whose transition to adulthood is complex and involves many community agencies. Call 403-955-8964.

Transitioning Youth with Diabetes in Calgary

This website was created to help youth and young adults transition from the AB Children's Hospital to an adult diabetes clinic. For more information, contact the Diabetes Transition Coordinator at 403-473-3390.

Links

MyHealth Passport

Create a wallet-sized health information card.

The Children's Link Society - Transitional Support Services

This community organization provides information and support to youth with disabilities and their families, who are in the process of transitioning to adult services. Call 403-230-9158.

The Ability Hub

A treatment and education program tailored to the diverse needs of youth and young adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This program helps those with ASD develop appropriate work behaviours, as well as specialized vocational, life and social skills in a structured, caring environment. Call 403-210-5000.

The Ability Hub - Resource Database

An online resource database of Autism and Disability organizations and services in Alberta.

Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary (ILRCC)

This community organization is committed to helping persons with disabilities make informed choices about their lives, in order to achieve their own level of independence. They provide information and referrals to community services, as well as recreational activities, life skills workshops and volunteer opportunities. Call 403-263-6880.

Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta (CPAA) - Youth Transitions Program

The CPAA Youth Transitions Program uses a holistic approach in providing support, information and encouragement for youth, their families and/or guardians who are navigating transition. Their goal is to empower youth to make choices about their future, and develop a plan to reach them. Call 403-219-3607.