Transitions

DEDICATION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS    MODULE DIRECTORY

Description

“Transitions” provides a glimpse into the difficulties presented by the complex transition between childhood and adulthood for adolescents with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

This section typically takes about 25 minutes to complete. A more detailed module structure can be found in the DMD Facilitator’s Guide. For a sample module structure, click here.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of emphasizing long-term quality of life with adolescents living with DMD
  • Recognize that transition from childhood to adulthood presents similar milestones in those with DMD and those without DMD
  • Identify ways that healthcare can effectively equip individuals with DMD with the skills needed to transition to independence

Planning for a Lifetime of Happiness, Not Just a Happy Childhood

Presentation by Dr. Annie Kennedy

 

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