Health Care Transition for Youth and Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs

Oct 3 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Calvert County Public Library
Fairview Branch
Small Conference Room
8120 Southern Maryland Boulevard
Owings, MD  20736

Please join us for the upcoming Adolescent Transition Lecture Series event on Thursday, October 3 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

About the Event:

TOPIC:   Health Care Transition for Youth and Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs

Our speaker will be Antoinette W. Coward, Health Care Transition Coordinator for the Maryland DHMH Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs.

In her capacity at the Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs, Ms. Coward coordinates the part of its mission to ensure that all Maryland youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make successful transitions to all aspects of adult life, including adult health care, employment and independence.

During this lecture, Ms. Coward will share her in-depth experience and knowledge of transition-related educational, service and outreach activities and resources.

DATE:    Thursday, October 3, 2013

TIME:    6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Lecture is free, and free parking is available.  Snacks and beverages will be provided. 

We hope you can join us to learn more about the many resources available for youth and young adults with special health care needs as they navigate the health care system. 

The Adolescent Transition Lectures are a series of presentations and web conferences designed to educate individuals with disabilities, parents, clinicians and community providers about issues important to adolescents and young adults with disabilities approaching adulthood. The lectures are intended to provoke and facilitate discussion. 

Supported by:  Maryland DHMH Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs, and the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

For More Information: 

Register for this lecture by visiting the event website 

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