The Center for Children with Special Needs
The Center for Children with Special Needs provides information to families and professionals focusing on children who have chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions such as asthma, cancer, autism, or cerebral palsy.
We are a program of Seattle Children’s Hospital and primarily serve families in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho). However, most of the information on this site is meant to be helpful, no matter where you live.
Find useful information on:
- Organize medical information with a Care Notebook
- Create a plan of care
- Find support through others with similar experiences
- Look up community-based resources from our site
Whether you are a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs, a professional who works with children with special needs and their families, or an individual with special needs, you will find helpful information on this site.
Please Note: We do not provide direct care or coordinate care for children with special needs.
A new national campaign that supports the implementation of guidelines and programming to empower people with disability to lead healthy, active lifestyles.
The new Fall 2014 Linkages Newsletter is now available.
This edition focuses on resources and planning tools for children returning to school after a long illness or hospital stay.
If you are a professional who works with children with special needs, be sure to view our Fall 2014 Edition.
The Special Needs Awareness Calendar