Cerebral Palsy

Making the transition from children's to adult services

Transitions panel session

This panel session, filmed at the Cerebral Scotland Conference 2018, provides information and personal experiences on making the transition from children's to adult services.

The session was moderated by advocate and YouTuber Jenny Trott, who is also the parent of a young person who lives with a disability. Jenny's YouTube channel is packed with useful videos covering topics from exploring communication aids to advice for how to plan for a caregiver emergency.

Panel contributors on the day were: Gavin Drysdale, a student and athlete about to make the transition into adult services, and Dr Danielle Farrel, managind director of Your Options Understood (YOU), a community interest company providing advocacy, consultancy and training on the self-directed support process. The third panel member was Claire O'Neill, advanced nurse practitioner and founder parent of Bobath Scotland, whose 25-year old son lives with cerebral palsy and made a positive transition into adult services.