ERIC Number: ED376638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Health Needs of Transition-Aged Youth: Feature Issue of IMPACT.
Tommet, Pat, Ed.; And Others
IMPACT, v7 n2 Fall 1994
This feature issue explores health needs of youth with disabilities as they make the transition from child to adult roles. "School Health Services: Supporting Students with Special Health Needs" (Dee K. Bauer) describes the role of the special needs nurse on multidisciplinary teams in Multnomah County (Oregon) schools. Two articles deal with training of health professionals: "Pediatric Residency Program: Providing Training in Transition Issues" (Peter A. Blasco) and "Children with Special Health Care Needs: Advanced Training for Nurses" (Pat Tommet). Other articles include: "Pursuing Healthy Lives: Strategies for the Transition Years" (Deborah Spitalnik and others); "Health Concerns for Teens: A Developmental Perspective" (Peggy Mann Rinehart and Nancy A. Okinow); "Sexuality and Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities" (Leslie Walker-Hirsch and Gitta Acton); "Alcohol and Drug Use by Youth with Developmental Disabilities" (Marty Cushing); "The Parent Case Management Program: Empowering Teens and Families" (Marijo McBride); "Six Characteristics of Quality Health Care" (Barbara J. Leonard); "Joining Ethnic Sensitivity with Family-Centered, Community-Based Care" (Peggy Mann Rinehart); "Partners in Policymaking: Training Policy Advocates" (David Hancox); "Health Care Reform: The Impact on Persons with Disabilities" (Anne L. Henry); and "Family Voices: Speaking Out on Health Care Reform" (Polly Arango). A list of print and media resources concludes the issue. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Disabilities, Drug Abuse, Health Needs, Health Promotion, Health Services, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, School Health Services, School Nurses, Secondary Education, Sexuality, Social Change, Staff Role, Transitional Programs
Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 109 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Dr., S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455 (also available in alternative formats upon request).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.