Washington State Department of Health, Adolescent Health Transition Project. 2003. Working together for successful transition: Washington State adolescent transition resource notebook. Olympia, WA: Adolescent Health Transition Project, Washington State Department of Health, ca. 350 pp.
Annotation: This notebook is a resource on transition from adolescence to young adulthood for young adults with special health care needs and disabilities.The notebook is geared toward families, students, school personnel, community agency workers, health professionals, and other groups working with adolescents and young adults in Washington State. The notebook is organized into the following sections: (1) transition overview, (2) the student, (3) school, (4) post-secondary education, (5) work, volunteering, community participation, (6) division of vocational rehabilitation, (7) community resources, (8) recreation, (9) legal matters, (10) Division of Developmental Disabilities, (11) Supplemental Security Income, (12) health, and (13) transition stories. The notebook contains one appendix that includes information on multicultural and translated resources, acronyms and definition, health insurance terms and definitions, sample forms, information on educational resources, and a transition guide for Washington State.
Contact: Washington State Department of Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health, Children with Special Health Care Needs Program, P.O. Box 47835, Olympia, WA 98504-7835, Telephone: (360) 236-3571 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Available from the website.
Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Community participation, Developmental disabilities, Education, Health, Legislation, Recreation, School to work transition, Schools, Students, Supplemental security income, Transition to independent living, Vocational rehabilitation, Volunteers, Washington, Young adults, Youth