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On My Way: My Health 3-Sentence Summary

Special Needs

Click here to download a printable version of the information from this page.

What is a 3-Sentence Summary? 

An easy way to discuss important health information with your healthcare team at each visit

How do I use it?

  • Sentence 1: My age and brief medical history
  • Sentence 2: My treatment plan
  • Sentence 3: My question/concern to talk about during this visit

Example:

"Hi, my name is Daniel.

  1. I am 1 5 years old and I have a mitochondrial disorder.
  2. I can’t eat orally, so I am fed through my g-tube.
  3. I am here today because the skin around my g -tube is sore and red”.

Now it's your turn

  • Practice with the health -care providers you see the most
  • Ask if your 3-Sentence Summary is correct and includes all the important information
  • Now you try!

My Health Passport

My Health Passport is a customized, wallet - size card that gives you instant access to your paediatric medical information. It can be used when you go to a new doctor, visit an emergency room. You can print it for your wallet or email a copy to yourself to save it in your smart phone.

Create one for yourself.

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