On Demand Grand Rounds: Prepare to Launch: Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Youth with Neuropsychiatric Disorders
This recorded presentation was originally reviewed on January 12, 2021, and broadcast live online on January 13, 2021, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
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It is natural for children and youth to grow into adulthood; it is hard for all, but those with special needs have extra challenges that make the process even more difficult. It takes years to develop disease knowledge, skills to manage daily medications as well as emergencies, ability to avoid self-endangering choices, and maturity to take full ownership of their condition. Pediatricians and specialists have only recently begun to study this critical period to ensure optimal success. Pediatric neurologists have outlined principles of transition that will serve child and adolescent psychiatrists in their efforts to improve transition for patients with emotional and behavioral disorders. This presentation will review progress in neurologic transition including barriers and potential solutions that emphasize collaboration with patients, family and others in addition to efforts to utilize the electronic medical record in practical ways.
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At the conclusion of this lecture, attendees will be able to:
- Distinguish the difference between transition and transfer.
- Recognize barriers to transition and develop successful solutions.
- Discuss how superimposition of intellectual disability adds a significant layer of complication to the goals of transition.
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About this speaker
Lawrence W. Brown, MD, is a pediatric neurologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Director of the Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Program at CHOP with a focus on Tourette syndrome and complex attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He also specializes in epilepsy and sleep medicine. Dr. Brown was drawn to neurology because of his deep interest in child development and a desire to help children challenged by neurodevelopmental disorders.
“I have always been fascinated by the miracle of childhood as language, personality, talents and independence are developed,” he says. “I have always been equally fascinated by the challenges that occur on the way.”
His philosophy of care is based on giving children the care and resources they need to reach the full extent of their capabilities.
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Wednesday Lecture Series: Prepare To Launch: Transition From Pediatric To Adult Care For Youth With Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Lawrence W. Brown, MD
Director, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Center
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Originally reviewed January 13, 2021.
Originally broadcast live January 13, 2021, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm ET
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