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Transition to Work

Health Care and Transition

First: Who Will be My Doctor?

You cannot be sure that the doctors you now see will continue to take care of you until you are 21.

Many pediatricians (see far right) do take care of older adolescents and young adults, but some pediatricians stop seeing teens when they turn 18.

The only way to be sure is to ask! Write a note to yourself to ask each doctor that you see about the upper age limit of the patients they see. Or you could call your doctors to get this question answered.

 

What is a pediatrician?

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Why can't my pediatrician keep seeing me?

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