Leading Your Health Care Visits

In these modules we use the word “parents” which can mean any caregivers important in your life. You may have grandparents, foster parents, or other caregivers that help you in your life.

As an adult, you will have a bigger role in your health care visits.

You will be an advocate for yourself.

When you speak up for yourself, you are a self-advocate.

Self-Advocacy is important when talking with health care professionals.

Do not let others speak for you unless you ask them to do so.

A young Asian woman looking at a document with an African American doctor.