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.

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is a well-regarded national organization and an ongoing resource for families.








Center News

  • Get a FREE lock box or trigger lock

    Where: Outdoor Emporium 1701 4th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98134
    When: Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

    • Supplies are limited. First come, first served.
    • Learn about the importance of safe gun storage, especially for homes with children and teens.
    • Receive hands-on training on how to use a lock box and trigger lock.

    To learn more about safe gun storage, visit seattlechildrens.org or lokitup.org.

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