Transition Age Youth

NCBDDD Outcomes and Developmental Data Assistance Center for EHDI (ODDACE) Programs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program supports the success of all children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) in the United States by helping to ensure they receive a newborn screening, early diagnosis, and timely intervention services. Without timely screening, diagnosis and intervention, children who are D/HH lose valuable time in gaining the skills that will put them on a trajectory to have language on par with their hearing peers in kindergarten and be ready to succeed in school.

Resource: National Adoption Recruitment Campaign

This national campaign promotes adoption from foster care and raises awareness of the more than 123,000 children and teens who are waiting to be adopted. This year’s campaign includes videos, radio, digital, and print ads that highlight stories from families who have adopted from foster care and showcase the many moments that make adopting a teen rewarding.

Opportunity for Involvement: Participants Needed for National Survey on Supports Families Received During the Transition Years

This survey will document the kinds of support provided to family members and young adults with behavioral health challenges during the transition years (16–25). Family members and other allies who provide/provided support to young people and young adults who receive/received support are invited to complete the confidential survey.

Resource: Toolkit for Embracing a "Youth Welfare" System: A Guide to Capacity Building

This toolkit provides guidance and examples that illustrate the Youth Welfare approach for working with youth in foster care.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

TAG Talk Video is Honored in 20th Anniversary Digital Health Awards Spring 2018 Session

The Changing Transition to Adulthood: A TAG Talk received a Merit Award for Video/Web Browser in the Spring 2018 Digital Health Awards.

Share with Youth: Changing the Rules: A Guide for Youth and Young Adults with Mental Health Conditions Who Want to Change Policy

This policy guide is written for youth- and young adult-led groups and organizations that want to make changes in policies related to mental health and other human services that affect them and other transition-age youth.

The Changing Transition to Adulthood: A TAG Talk

A new video about the transition to adulthood today, how it has changed over time, what skills and capacities are helpful for youth, and the roles of families, education, and employment in the process