Seattle Children's Center for Children with Special Needs is an information source for families and professionals. Focused on children and youth with special health needs who have physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions, we provide:

  • Information and Resources
  • Program Evaluation and Needs Assessment
  • Health Education and Training

Please Note: We do not provide direct care, evaluation or treatment for individual children.

Don't Miss/New on CSHCN.org:

The Fall 2014 Linkages Newsletter is available.

This edition focuses on resources and planning tools for children returning to school after a long illness or hospital stay.

The Special Needs Awareness Calendar

special-needs-awareness-calendarView a graphic that displays a listing of all of the special needs awareness dates divided by seasons. From the FriendshipCircle.org 


Of Interest/Web Links:

Commitment to Inclusion

special-needs-awareness-calendarA new national campaign that supports the implementation of guidelines and programming to empower people with disability to lead healthy, active lifestyles.

OAR's Autism Sibling Support

OAR’s “Autism Sibling Support” initiative is designed to guide young children, teenagers, and parents through the issues that brothers and sisters of children with autism face. 


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