Dell Children’s HealthCare Transition Conference


When:
October 2, 2014 all-day
2014-10-02T00:00:00-05:00
2014-10-03T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
Contact:

Patients, Families, Community Groups, Teachers, Doctors, Nurses, Everyone – YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND

Thursday, Oct 2nd – Friday, Oct 3rd, 2014 

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas will host

Live Broadcast of the 15th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care

*Hosted by Texas Children’s Hospital & Baylor College of medicine, this conference is nationally renowned as THE premier resource on transition for providers (physicians, nurses, social workers) and families of pediatric and adolescent patients with chronic diseases. See attached Flyer and Conference Brochure/Schedule for Details. Also featuring:

Central Texas Healthcare Transition Resource Fair & Speaker Series

Thursday, October 2nd, 4-7 pm, Dell Children’s Signe Auditorium:
Community agencies will host information tables for patients & providers.
You can choose 3 to attend speaker series sessions from 4-7pm:
–Legal Smarts for Families with Special Needs
–Preparing for Healthcare Transition 
–The Birds & the Bees: Reproductive & Sexual Health in Individuals with Complex Medical Conditions
–Funding 101: Understanding Medicaid, Social Security, Waivers, and other funding sources 
–Oh the Places You Will Go: Panel on Adult Living Options
-Others to be announced
 
Email questions or RSVP centraltxtransitioncoalition@gmail.com
 
PLEASE TAKE TIME TO PARTICIPATE THE FOLLOWING SURVEYS:
DELL CHILDREN’S HEALTHCARE TRANSITION SURVEY:
For families of children >10 years to get a better idea of how healthcare providers in the Austin community are doing at supporting moves from pediatric to adult healthcare providers. Your feedback will be valuable in helping us to improve the process: 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES SURVEY OF FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL HEALTHCARE NEEDS: 
We appreciate your support, outreach, and input!