Cover page with a collage of profiles of youth, for the info brief about meeting the health care transition needs of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the juvenile justice system.Family Voices, in partnership with the Arc of the United States’ National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability and the Center for Transition to Adult Health Care for Youth with Disabilities, just released an info brief called “Meeting the Health Care Transition Needs of Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System. An accompanying webinar, Pathways and Pitfalls: Helping Youth with IDD in the Juvenile Justice System Move to Adult Health Care, is also available to watch. 

Along with the info brief and webinar are recommendations for youth and families, juvenile justice staff, and health care professionals to support the move to adult health care. This work is funded by the WITH Foundation.

Learn more at Youth in Detention | National Health Care Transition Resource Center – Family Voices.

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With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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