A special child is an infant, child, or young adult who has or may have a disease, defect, or medical condition that may interfere with normal growth and development. The Special Child Health Program coordinates and monitors the services needed by any physically and/or cognitively impaired or child with a potential disability from birth to age 22. Families are informed and referred to programs and services that are available based on their needs.
The Office Provides
Case management services to children, birth to 22, with chronic illnesses and developmental delays.
Linkage and referrals to services that benefit their child, including government and community resources.
Assistance for families to access appropriate educational settings and the related services that may be needed.
Case management is a resource offered at no cost for families.