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.

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The Winter 2015 Linkages Newsletter is available

Supporting children during procedures and hospital visits.


Survey for Young Adults and Teens with a Genetic Condition

Young adults, teens with a genetic condition (or parents)-what are your health and insurance needs? Take the UNITY-GC survey to help improve services.




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. 









Center News

  • Spring is here and you may be starting to think about summer camps. Some fill up fast! Our searchable online summer camp directory is now updated for 2015 camps.

    The 2015 printed camp directory (PDF) is also available if you need a hard copy of all of the camps in our directory.

    It is too late to get added to the printed directory for this year, but if you know of any camps who would like to be included in this year's online directory, have them submit their information.