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Children’s Specialized Hospital will host a free webinar, Transitioning Adolescent Healthcare into Adulthood, for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  The webinar will consist of presentations from various experts at Children’s Specialized Hospital and will provide support and guidance for parents and caregivers to help navigate their child’s journey into adulthood.

Children’s Specialized Hospital will offer an English session on May 22 from 12 pm- 1:30 pm and a Spanish session on May 19 from 11 am- 12:30 pm. Topics will include:

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  • Healthcare transition readiness
  • Legal guardianship
  • Overcoming adult healthcare barriers
  • Finding adult providers
  • Practical resources

Visit the events calendar at www.childrens-specialized.org/events to register. Questions: contact Adrienne Robertiello at 1-888-CHILDREN (244-5373) ext. 2481 or arobertiello@childrens-specialized.org

Children’s Specialized is the region’s largest provider of services for children with ASD. With a focus on early intervention and treatment, it is one of the few programs in New Jersey that provides coordinated, multidisciplinary care for children, adolescents and their families. Dedicated to providing family-centered care, Children’s Specialized is constantly finding new ways to meet the ever-changing needs of its patients and families.

Home to 19 developmental and behavioral specialists, the most in the country, Children’s Specialized is offering families and caregivers a unique opportunity to interact and learn directly from the experts. “These webinars will provide families with concrete and structured information and resources to help them navigate the next phase in their child’s journey into adulthood,” said Adrienne Robertiello, autism educator at Children’s Specialized Hospital.

This event is open to the public and attendees do not need to be Children’s Specialized Hospital patients or employees. Clinicians, professionals in the field, parents, and caregivers are encouraged to attend.

This webinar was made possible by the Kohl’s Autism Awareness Program at Children’s Specialized Hospital thanks to the generosity of Kohl’s Cares.

Visit the events calendar at www.childrens-specialized.org/events to register. Questions: contact Adrienne Robertiello at 1-888-CHILDREN (244-5373) ext. 2481 or arobertiello@childrens-specialized.org.

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At thirteen different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.  To help, or find more information: call 888-CHILDRENS; visit www.childrens-specialized.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/childrensspecialized; Twitter: www.twitter.com/childrensspecnj; YouTube: www.youtube.com/cshnj; LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/children's-specialized-hospital

Starts: 05/19/2017 at 11:00am

Ends: 05/19/2017 at 12:30pm

Address: 150 New Providence Road

City: Mountainside

Zip Code: 07092

State: NJ

Contact Person: Adrienne Robertiello

Phone: 1-888-244-5373

Website: www.childrens-specialized.org

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