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Kids and Teens with Special Health Care Needs

Family Resource Brief

Here you will find links to care, services, and support; communicate online; and learn more about caring for kids and teens with special health care needs.

Find Care, Services, and Support

Do you have questions about early intervention and special education? health care and insurance? emotional support for you or your other children? These resources will help you find people in your state who can help answer your questions.

Communicate Online

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Kids and Teens with Special Health Care Needs: Family Resource Brief, 2nd ed. (April 2014). (Updated: July 2014).

Author: Susan Brune Lorenzo, M.L.S., MCH Digital Library.
Reviewers: Lauren Agoratus, M.A., parent of a child with special health care needs, Family Voices and Family-to-Family Health Information Resource Center at the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of N.J.; Olivia K. Pickett, M.A., M.L.S., MCH Digital Library.
Editor: Ruth Barzel, M.A., MCH Digital Library.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.