For Parents & Families
Whether your child has been recently diagnosed, or you are looking for the latest information about your child’s care, this page will help you find reliable resources and information.
Filling prescriptions, working with the insurance company, or simply keeping up with your child—dealing with daily life is often overwhelming. Find tools and suggestions for getting organized, advocating for your child, planning for the future, and taking an occasional break from it all.
Schools can provide necessary services and support for children with special health care needs. Learn the terms, laws, and processes so you can work more effectively with schools to provide the best educational experience for your child.
Youth, teens, young adults, and their families will find answers to some of their questions about growing up and becoming independent, as well as suggestions for preparing for these changes.
Find discussions and suggestions on how to:
- Ease the transition from early intervention services to preschool
- Plan for a change in schools
- Return to home or school after a hospitalization
- Learn skills needed in adulthood, such as figuring out driver's license requirements and finding employment
- Consider options for guardianship and living arrangements when independence may be limited