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Leaving the Pediatrician

Charting the Medical Transition of Youth with Autism

A young boy walking on the road by himself.

A smooth transition to adult services is crucial because, as a recent study revealed, adults with autism have significantly more medical and psychiatric problems than other adults.

This resource helps families and individuals prepare for the transition from medical care by a pediatrician to a general practitioner.


Information Topics:

    • Open the Door to Adult Medical Care
    • Transition Services Uneven
    • A Medical Transition in Four Parts
    • Adults with Autism Have More Health Care Needs
    • Additional Resources


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This resource created by Interactive Autism Network