Federal and state benefits for transition age youth.

  title={Federal and state benefits for transition age youth.},
  author={Stephanie Tzipporah Altman and Sarah O'Connor and Ellyce Anapolsky and Laura Sexton},
  journal={Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={7 1},
While all children face challenges as they become adults, children with chronic medical conditions or disabilities face unique barriers in their transition to adulthood. Children, especially those who are low income and have special needs, are eligible for a range of supports including income supports, health care coverage, vocational and educational supports. These supports are critical to sound health because they ensure access to necessary medical services, while also offsetting the social… CONTINUE READING