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Giving Teens a Voice in Health Care Decisions

Giving Teens a Voice in Health Care Decisions

Additional Resources

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Family Voices
This website brings together families who have children with special health needs.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This website contains all the information you need to understand your health care.

Adolescent Health Transition Project
This is a health and transition resource for adolescents with special health care needs, chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities.

Emergency Information Form for Children with Special Needs
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has a form for all the vital information about the child's condition, and the doctors and other key contacts in case of an emergency. It's a good idea to post it near the phone, in the car, and in a prominent common area in the house. provides information about Medicaid and CHIP services for families who need health insurance coverage.


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