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Children With Special Health Care Needs Program

Program Goal
Provide resources and referrals for children in the community to ensure access to health care, insurance, information and support.
 

Eligibility
Children from birth to 21 years who have (or may have) a serious or chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional condition.
 

Description
This program provides assistance in locating a physician or other health care provider to ensure each child has a medical home. The program may also provide assistance in obtaining insurance and/or other programs that help to cover health care costs – i.e. Medicaid, Child Health Plus. Supportive measures as well as medical information may be provided.
 

Resources

Child Find

 

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Click on the banner to find out more about the Children with Special Healthcare Needs program. 

This directory contains resources for families whose children have serious and long-term conditions

 

Learn more about the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs of NYS.

 


Contact the Children With Special Health Care Needs Program at (315) 386-2325.

 

Preschool Special Ed Program
  

This program focuses on the educational needs of children ages 3 to 5 years who have developmental delays. 

This program offers evaluations and a variety of services to help maximize the child’s developmental potential.  If you suspect that your child has a developmental delay or disability, contact your local school district’s Committee on Preschool Special Education to make a referral.