Jan Willem Gorter discusses teens in transition in this video produced by the Cerebral Palsy Foundation. What do you do to encourage your child's independence?
Although the impact of the disorder in the early school years has been described in the research literature, less is known about the impact of DCD in the later years.
This qualitative research project examined the experiences, perceptions and needs of youth with physical disabilities in the process of transition from adolescence to adulthood.
This project was initiated and funded by the Ministry for Child and Youth Services (MCYS) in Ontario. The results of our synthesis have been used for the ministry’s development of a Youth Policy Framework, named stepping stones.
What are the factors that influence transitions to home, school and community / recreational activities for the school-aged child with an acquired brain injury (ABI)?
Consistent with best practice guidelines for transition developed in Ontario, the study seeks ways to improve health service delivery to youth in transition and, in so doing, to address this important contemporary health challenge.
Transition to Adulthood Services and Supports for Youth with Disabilities in Ontario: Best Practice Guidelines
There are currently no best practice guidelines in Canada for service planning and delivery that address the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities. This "In Brief" highlights the recommendations from a research study which used an evidence-based approach to develop such guidelines for services and supports in Ontario.
An informational transition guide for teens with Cerebral Palsy (CP) in starting high-school.
D.O.O.R. 2 Adulthood: A Participatory-Action Research Approach to the Evaluation of an Online Transition Resource for Youth with Disabilities in Ontario
The long-term outcome of "D.O.O.R. 2 Adulthood" is to improve the process of transition to adulthood and to adult programs and services for youth with disabilities and their families in Ontario.
Developmental Trajectories of Youth with Disabilities (age 12-25 years of age): A Knowledge Synthesis
This report is the outcome of a knowledge synthesis project on developmental trajectories of youth with disabilities, ages 12 - 25 years.
This was the first of two studies conducted to construct a valid and reliable instrument that would measure the processes of professional care-giving.
This project will involve taking a participatory action research approach to developing a model for the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities. This model will be based on capacity-building and community assets and resources.
The literature helps in understanding the things that affect children with CP in moving from preschool to primary school and from school to post-secondary options.