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Transition to Adult Medical Services

Support for moving from children’s healthcare (ending at age 18) to adult healthcare (beginning at age 19).

Holland Bloorview Medical Transition Clinic Support

Holland Bloorview offers medical transition clinics for youth with specific disabilities and/or supports are built into pre-existing Holland Bloorview clinics.

Diagnosis

Medical Transition Clinic Support

Acquired Brain Injury

Clients in Toronto may be referred from their Outpatient Brain Injury Rehab team to LIFESpan Clinic. LIFESpan Clinic focuses on the transition to adult rehab services at Toronto Rehab.

Autism Spectrum Disorder or complex behavior (only if followed by Psychopharmacology Clinic)

The Psychopharmacology Clinic will assist current clients with the transition to adult medical services. No new referral required.

Cerebral Palsy

Clients in Toronto may be referred from their Developmental Pediatrician to LIFESpan Clinic. LIFESpan assist with the transfer from pediatric to adult rehab services at Toronto Rehab, Sunnybrook, or West Park.

Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial

The Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial Team will assist current clients with the transition to adult medical services. No new referral required.

Neuromuscular Disorders

The Neuromuscular Clinic will assist current clients with the transition to adult medical services. No new referral required.

Spina Bifida or Spinal Cord Injury Outpatient

The Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injury Outpatient Clinic will assist current clients with the transition to adult medical services. No new referral required.

Other

Speak with your current Holland Bloorview clinical team about options.

Finding Primary Care for Adulthood

Bridging to Adulthood Tip Sheet: Primary Care (PDF)

Transitions Pop-Up: Connecting with Adult Primary Care

  • A group event to learn information, learn from mentors, and take practical steps towards seeking primary care for adulthood. See all Transition Pop-Ups or visit our events calendar for upcoming dates.
Contact Information
Laura Thompson
416-425-6220
Ext.
3686