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Published on Aug 1, 2013
Preparing to go "away from home" to college is both exciting and nerve-wracking. Concerns about the unknowns can cause student jitters: dorm life, being away from family, will I like my classes? my roommate?
For students who have chronic or special health care needs, there are the additional concerns about "leaving for college when their health care support networks are left behind."
In this webinar Dr. Kitty O'Hare, a physician and Coordinator of Transition at Boston Childrens Hospital's Martha Eliot Health Center, provides practical considerations for a student's health care transition, in preparation for a successful adjustment to college life. Young adult panelists respond to Dr. O'Hare's "health care advice", sharing their own experiences with college transitions