Parenting a Special Needs Child

Parenting a Special Needs Child

Parenting a special needs child takes special skills and knowledge.

Some of the topics include:

  • chronic illness
  • discipline in a child with special needs
  • early intervention
  • estate planning
  • living without a diagnosis
  • respite care
  • toilet training a special needs child
  • travel

More information

Build Your Child's Self-Esteem - English | Spanish

Emergency Information for the Child with a Tracheostomy - English | Spanish

Emergency Information for the Child with Special Needs - English | Spanish

Hospital Nursery to Home - English | Spanish

How to Feed Your Child Through a G-Tube (Gastrostomy Tube) or J-Tube (Jejunostomy Tube) - English | Spanish

How to Feed Your Child Through a Nasogastric (NG) Tube - English | Spanish | Arabic

How to Help Your Child with a Trach - English | Spanish

Medicine List - English | Spanish

Nesting With a Tracheostomy - English | Spanish

Support Groups

Visit these websites for more information:

HealthCare.gov - Families with children have more affordable options for health coverage

Let's Play Resources - Strategies and supporting materials useful when considering play options for young children with disabilities

Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs - Arizona Department of Health Services

Parent Training and Information Centers - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Parent's Resource Guide - Parenting Resource Guide, Phoenix Metro Edition

Parenting a Child with Special Needs - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Raising Special Kids - Serving Families of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs in Central and Northern Arizona

Safety Tips - The Center for Children with Special Needs - Seattle Children's

www.insurekidsnow.gov - Connecting Kids to Coverage

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