Transitioning from child to adult care

Making the transition from child (paediatric) to adult care can be a stressful time for young people and their families.

On this page you will find:

  • TSA’s Zoom education event, in which Sharryn Wells and Tricia Thornton, Clinical Nurse Consultant’s with the Child Development team at Queensland Children’s Hospital discuss some of the issues you may want to consider and resources that can assist you.
  • The presentation slides,

This information is particularly helpful to young people living with TSC aged 12-18 years, their families and carers.

TSA also has available a list of transition services and key contacts around Australia. If you would like to receive a copy, please email [email protected]

Please note: The opinions expressed are those of the presenter(s) and are not an official pronouncement of TSA.  Please consult your health care professional before taking any action based on the information provided.

Resources

ASD and ADHD
Financial supports
Getting the most out of a visit to your GP
Identifying emerging challenging behaviours
In Safe Hands: An introductory guide to TSC for teachers and educators
In Safe Hands: How to be a good advocate for your child with TSC at school
Life expectancy of people living with TSC
Mindfulness
New diagnosis parachute packs
Neurodevelopmental disorders in children
Reach Out
Sex and sexuality in young people with TSC
Sleep issues in children with TSC
Transitioning from child to adult care
TSA updates
Tubee children’s picture book about TSC
Useful organisations and contacts
Using Facebook
Video library