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The Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs program offers
care coordination, &
for children (age 17 or younger) who have, or are at risk of having, a condition which may prevent them from growing, developing, or playing like other children.
We can help.
Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs is a free program that connects young people and their families to resources and services.
If your child is age 17 or younger and has, or is at risk of having, a condition which may prevent them from growing, developing, or playing like other children, your family is eligible for these services regardless of income.
Some conditions that children with special health care needs might have include:
cleft lip and/or palate
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
sickle cell anemia
gross and/or fine motor delay
The program can help families:
find programs that might assist your child with special needs.
find financial assistance that you may be eligible for.
schedule appointments and transportation.
access needed services for your child, such as medical care and other interventions.
find information about health insurance programs, both private insurance and the state-funded Medicaid program.
Families can refer themselves to the program; or, referrals can be made by schools or medical and service providers.