Tips and tools for caregivers and teens to work well in their daily environments and help parents, childgivers, and professionals prepare for a child with special health care needs adjust and interact in childcare, school, and their community.

  • Childcare and the ADA

    Find information and resources about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and childcare for professionals and families.

  • Early Intervention and Education Resources

    Learn about services if you have concerns about your child’s development, or educational needs as they relate to disability, health or specially designed instruction and find Washington State educational resources. Learn about Individual Education Programs (IEP).

  • When Your Child With Special Needs Goes to School

    A list of things to help parents of children with special needs prepare for school.

  • From Hospital to School

    A planning checklist and helpful parent tips to make a child’s transition from hospitalization back to school more manageable.

  • Dental Care for Children with Special Needs

    Learn about children with special needs’ unique oral health issues, tips for a healthy mouth, and how to find and prepare for a dental visit.

  • Safety Tips

    Find information and tips for a variety of different diagnoses and situations such as car safety, water safety, fire safety, and playground safety.

  • Employment for Teens

    Basics tips and resources for teens with special health care needs who are looking for their first job.

  • Talking with Health Care Professionals for Teens

    Be confident when talking with your doctor.  Helpful tips for what teens should do before, during, and after the appointment.

  • Talking With Parents for Childcare Professionals

    Find resources, information and tips for childcare professionals who communicate with parents and caregivers of children with special needs.