Special Needs Fact Sheets

Condition/special need specific dental information from the University of Washington School of Dentistry and the Washington State Department of Health – Oral Health Program.

The Center for Children with Special Needs

Quickly navigate to CCSN’s popular resources.

Resources for Medical Professionals

For Professionals
Resources for nurses, doctors, childcare providers, therapists and other professionals.

Resources for Parents and Caregivers

For Parents & Caregivers
Selected Resources for parents & caregivers who support children with special needs.

Organize your medical paperwork

Get Organized
Show up to your child’s next appointment prepared and organized.

Teen Transition to Adult Medical Care

Teens & Young Adults
Adolescent Transition goes from organizing health information to employment for teens.

What is the 504 Plan?

The 504 Plan
Find out more about a Section 504 Plan and how it can assist students with disabilities.

What is an IEP?

Individualized Education Program (IEP)
What is an IEP and is my child eligible? How do I get my child evaluated?

What’s Happening at The Center for Children with Special Needs?

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Families Assisted

About The Center for Children with Special Needs

The Center was formed in Seattle, WA in 1998 as a program of Seattle Children’s Hospital. We primarily serve families in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho).  We collaborate with a variety of health care organizations, state agencies, families, and health care providers to plan and implement grants and contracts that improve systems of care and increase access to health education and community resources.

We are funded through contracts and grants, endowments and Seattle Children’s. The Washington State Department of Health supports development and maintenance of this website.

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