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It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results. Prescribed and Recommended Texts The exceptional child : inclusion in early childhood education - eBook and book by Eileen K. Allen, Glynnis Edwards Cowdery.
The Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program seeks to improve the system of care for children with special health care needs from birth to 21 years of age and their families. The Program helps to shape public policy so families can get the best health care for their children. These children might have a serious or long-lasting:. A few examples of such conditions include cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy, asthma, sickle cell anemia, diabetes, heart conditions, depression, conduct disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. New York State also supports programs in most counties in the state that help families of CYSHCN by giving them information on health insurance and connecting them with health care providers.
Parents of youth with disabilities have unique opportunities to promote their successful transition to postsecondary education, employment and full adult participation in society. Families can assist in the transition process by providing adolescents direction in their exploration of interests, guidance in career and college planning, and encouragement as they pursue their dreams. Parents can help each other, too. As they develop skills in working with their own children they can:. The DO-IT Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology Center serves to increase the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in academics and careers, especially in promising fields where they have been underrepresented, including science, engineering, mathematics, and technology. DO-IT helps individuals with disabilities use technology as an empowering tool. Parents can provide the foundation for young people to become self-determined, to learn decision-making skills, and to gain access to resources.
Children and youth with learning disabilities LDs are at greater risk for a number of mental health concerns:. We have developed a collection of resources on LDMH. Marjory Phillips for LD school. Click here to watch the webinar. Having a learning disability complicates mental health issues and treatment. Marjory Phillips and Dr.
Below please find links for frequently used forms from our Agency. Click on the link to access a PDF copy of the form that you can print and complete at your convenience:. Independent Contract Worker Invoice Form. Training Subsidy Application. In addition, we have included our Agency brochure that can be printed from the link below. In an effort to contribute to the wellbeing of our community and staff, effective immediately, all RFECY staff are working remotely and the office building is closed. To the RFECY staff, thank you for your engagement in planning for the continuation of support to our community while ensuring the health and wellbeing of our community, colleagues and your families.
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