The role of the pediatrician in transitioning children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and chronic illnesses from school to work or college

P. R. Ziring, D. Brazdziunas, W. C. Cooley, L. G. De Pijem, T. A. Kastner, M. E. Kummer, R. D. Quint, E. S. Ruppert, A. D. Sandler, W. C. Anderson, P. Arango, P. Burgan, C. Garner, M. McPherson, L. Michaud, M. Yeargin-Allsopp, C. P. Johnson, L. S.M. Wheeler, K. Smith

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Abstract

The role of the pediatrician in transitioning children with disabilities and chronic illnesses from school to work or college is to provide anticipatory guidance and to promote self-advocacy and self-determination. Knowledge of the provisions of the key federal laws affecting vocational education is essential for the pediatrician's successful advocacy for patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)854-856
Number of pages3
JournalPediatrics
Volume106
Issue number4 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Ziring, P. R., Brazdziunas, D., Cooley, W. C., De Pijem, L. G., Kastner, T. A., Kummer, M. E., Quint, R. D., Ruppert, E. S., Sandler, A. D., Anderson, W. C., Arango, P., Burgan, P., Garner, C., McPherson, M., Michaud, L., Yeargin-Allsopp, M., Johnson, C. P., Wheeler, L. S. M., & Smith, K. (2000). The role of the pediatrician in transitioning children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and chronic illnesses from school to work or college. Pediatrics, 106(4 I), 854-856. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.106.4.854