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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Resources for Parents

Words to Know (Special Health Care Needs Glossary)

This glossary defines terms on health care, government benefits, learning, legal and financial matters, and more.

504 Education Plans

Kids who have special needs in the classroom may be eligible for a government-supported learning plan.

7 Ways Caregivers Can Ease Stress

Parents and other caregivers juggle a lot. But by learning to relax and recharge, you’ll be better able to handle what comes your way.

Financial Planning for Kids With Disabilities

These steps can help take the anxiety and worry out of your child's financial future and make sure that your child will be taken care of even after you're gone.

Finding Respite Care

Finding that perfect person to care for your child can be a challenge. These resources can help.

How to Find Affordable Health Care

Your kids could be eligible for health care coverage right now and you might not know it. Here are some options that may be available to your family.

School-Based Health Centers

School-based health centers provide a range of services to meet kids' and teens' health care needs. Centers usually are inside a school building or right next door.

Special Needs: Planning for Adulthood (Video)

With info on financial and health care benefits to employment and housing options, this video series can help you plan for your child's future.