Next Steps Clinic

Next Steps Clinic

Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition 2.0 Transitioning Youth to an Adult Health Care Provider for use by Pediatric, Family Medicine, and Med-Peds Providers

Next Steps Clinic helps children, youth, young adults and their families with transitions across the lifespan. Next Steps families are seen by a multidisciplinary team of professionals and trainees.

The Next Steps Clinic will help children, youth, young adults, and their families develop a person-centered a “Life Plan.”

  • Educational needs including communication, motor and social development
  • Family supports including financial and social programs
  • Local community supports
  • Establishment of a medical home for the child, youth, or young adult and their family
  • Life skills planning
  • Linkage with advocacy organizations and development of self-advocacy skills

Where are the services offered?

In-person at the CED or via telehealth based on what best meets the needs of the individual and their family.

How much do these services cost?

There is no charge for the Next Steps Clinic.

Who is eligible for services?

Any family with a child from birth to age 21 with a neurodevelopmental or related disability is eligible for services.

How do I make an appointment or make a referral for services?

Call (304) 293-4692 or email LEND@hsc.wvu.edu and ask about Next Steps Clinic. Our Clinics Coordinator will assist you.