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OHSU’s 2018 IDD Transition Fair will help youth
transition to adult healthcare services
The Institute on Development and Disability at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) is inviting youth and their families to its Fifth Annual Transition Fair – “Passport to a Healthy Future” on Saturday May 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. This free resource fair and workshop will take place at Mt. Hood Community College with free, accessible parking available.
This free event emphasizes a holistic approach to adolescent transition for young people (ages 12 to 26) who experience disability. This event will feature transition resources from community vendors, as well as a series of presentations for individuals, families, and providers. Specific features are a Family to Family Workshop for parents and a youth workshop, titled “Taking Charge of my Healthcare.”
This event will also provide:
- Education on important transition topics related to transitioning into adulthood
- Access to community resources
- Connections with service providers and community programs for transitioning youth
- Information on health and wellness resources for youth and families
Register to attend at www.ohsu.edu/transitionfair and visit the event website for more information and materials.