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Care Notebook

Family Voices of Alabama developed a Care Notebook through its Family-to-Family Health Information Center project. It provides a framework with easily fillable forms for creating your own Care Notebook. Go to download page.


Transition to Adult Health Care Guide

Request a printed copy of the "Transition to Adult Health Care Guide" developed in April 2012 at http://www.familyvoicesal.org/requestInfo/

or download a copy and print your own

Transition to Adult Health Care Guide (pdf)

Transition to Adult Health Care Guide (pdf - Spanish = en español)


Tip Sheets

Open and read or download the tip sheets below. All are in pdf format and require the free Adobe Acrobat plug in. If you have a problem with the file, read the notes below.

Things to Consider When Evaluating a Health Insurance Plan (Sep. 2013)

Reviewing Your Health Insurance Coverage - Key Questions (Sep. 2013)

TOP TEN Back-to-school TIPS for Children with Special Healthcare Needs (Sep. 2013)

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and You - How Alabama's Health Insurance Market Place Will Work

What Providers Need to Know About the Health Insurance Market Place (May 2013)

From the Heart - project update (Oct. 2012)

Medical Home (English)
Medical Home
(Spanish = en español)

Health Care Transition (English)

Website Flyer

General Health Care Tips

Questions to Ask a New Health Care Provider (English)
Questions to Ask a New Health Care Provider
(Spanish = en español)

Children and Youth with Special Health Care needs and the Flu

Family-to-Family Health Information Center Data Sheet


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Forms & Manuals

In the pages referenced below, we have tried to compile useful forms and valuable information and guides. We have the divided information into the following categories.

Emergency Preparedness
- Healthcare Preparedness
- Evacuation Preparedness

Coping with Medical Debt
- Your Medical Bills: A Consumer’s Guide to Coping with Medical Debt

Personal Care Attendant Handbook
- Personal Care Attendant Services, a Handbook for Accessing and Using Personal Care Attendant Services

Respite Care
- Special Connection - Families Giving Families A Break - Our Family Notebook for Respite

Youth Transition Planning
- Transition Planning Workbook
- Full Life Ahead, A Workbook and Guide to Adult Life for Students with disAbilities and Their Families

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