Children With Special Needs Program

Children With Special Health Care Needs

Children with Special Health Care Needs is an informational and referral program for children from birth to 21 who have or are suspected of having a serious chronic physical, developmental and/or emotional condition that requires health or related services.

Thumbs up childrenThis program can help families by:

  • Acting as advocate with health care providers
  • Obtaining information about various programs
  • Acting as advocate with school districts
  • Making referrals as needed

State Department of Health’s Children with Special Health Care site

The Children With Special Needs Program is coordinated by:

Lisa O'Dell

(315) 946-5678

Contact the program coordinator if you are interested in more information about this topic, such as educational materials, presentations, and resources.